Police identify teen killed near St. Louis County golf course

Police identify teen killed near St. Louis County golf course

Police identify teen killed near St. Louis County golf course

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 7:53 AM

(KMOV)—Police have identified a teenager shot and killed near a golf course just outside Country Club Hills in north St. Louis County Monday morning.

Authorities said Akeem Mayes, 19, was found dead after gunfire was exchanged at Brentwood Townhomes in the 5700 block of Eagle Valley Dr. around 10:30 a.m. That’s located near Norwood Hills Country Club.

According to police, a man was at home with his fiancé when Mayes and another person knocked on the front door.

The resident answered the door and began arguing with Mayes and the other man. They then exchanged gunfire and Mayes was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said one of the others involved in the shooting was spotted running from the scene. He is still being sought.

Authorities described him as a black male teenager wearing gray pants and a black shirt. He’s about 6-feet-1 and has a slim build.

Police did not give exact details on what led to the shooting.

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