Man charged for shooting, killing 45-year-old relative

Man charged for shooting, killing 45-year-old relative

Man charged for shooting, killing 45-year-old relative

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on September 11, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 3:33 AM

5600 block of Hiller Place

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police have arrested and charged a 43-year-old man for the death of a 45-year-old St. Louis man who was found wounded in his home.

John Cunningham was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action Tuesday morning.

Police said Cunningham shot Lessie Lowe, 45, with a shotgun at Lowe’s home in the 5600 block of Hiller Place in north St. Louis Monday morning. Lowe was taken to a local hospital were he was later pronounced dead.

Police said Cunningham and Lowe were related. The shooting was believed to have been fueled by some sort of family dispute.

Cunningham is being held without bond.

 

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