Police: St. Louis area killing may be connected to car break-in

3 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, March 21 2017 Mar 21, 2017 Tuesday, March 21, 2017 9:51:47 AM CDT March 21, 2017 in News
Source: AP
By: The Associated Press

JENNINGS (AP) — Police say a deadly shooting in suburban St. Louis may be connected to a car break-in.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a man in his 40s or 50s was killed early Tuesday in a subdivision in Jennings. Officers responding to a report of a disturbance or tampering with a vehicle found the man lying in the street.

St. Louis County Police Officer Benjamin Granda says the man had been shot twice in the upper body. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

Granda said it's possible the man was shot while trying to break into a car.

Another man who lived in the area was taken into custody. Police say he is cooperating with detectives.

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