Fatal shooting during robbery attempt marks 120th homicide in St. Louis this year

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by Stephanie Baumer and Brendan Marks / KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on December 31, 2013 at 3:48 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 31 at 7:36 PM

(KMOV.com) – Police are searching for two suspects after a man was killed during a burglary attempt in north St. Louis late Monday night. Authorities say it marked the 120th homicide in St. Louis in 2013.

According to police, 54-year-old Anthony Price and a woman were inside their home in the 5800 block of Terry around 10 p.m. when two suspects entered through the front door and pointed a gun at them.

The woman told police the suspects demanded money and car keys, shot Price in the back and fled. Price was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the suspects were last seen wearing dark clothing and ski masks.

No other details were immediately available. 

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