2 men charged in shooting outside St. Louis bar

3 years 1 month 22 hours ago Wednesday, August 26 2015 Aug 26, 2015 Wednesday, August 26, 2015 7:22:28 AM CDT August 26, 2015 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say two men have been charged in the shooting death of a man outside a Baden bar in May.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 34-year-old Alejo A. Hamilton Jr. and 26-year-old Eugene Johnson Jr. were charged Tuesday in the death of 28-year-old Raymond Cooper. According to police, a witness told authorities the three men arranged to meet on May 27 for the two suspects to buy marijuana from Cooper.

Police say Hamilton threatened to steal the drugs and shot Cooper in the head.

It was not immediately clear if the two suspects have attorneys.

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