Maryland Heights apartment argument leads to fatal shooting

3 years 11 months 1 week ago Monday, December 14 2015 Dec 14, 2015 Monday, December 14, 2015 4:25:40 AM CST December 14, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

MARYLAND HEIGHTS (AP) — Police said a fatal shooting was prompted by an argument over loud music at an apartment building in south Maryland Heights.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a 35-year-old man died in a local hospital shortly after suffering multiple gunshot wounds around 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Bennington Heights Apartment Complex.

Police arrested a 26-year-old man and recovered a handgun that investigators believe was used during the incident.

Witnesses told police that the argument between the two neighbors began over loud music.

Police have not released the name of the victim pending notification of family members.

The suspect was in custody pending application of warrants.

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