Police: Woman shot, killed was walking with her 3 grandchildren


by KMOV.com Staff


Posted on July 30, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 1 at 2:13 PM

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St. Louis, Mo. (KMOV) – The victim has been identified in a shooting in north St. Louis Wednesday night.

Update: Police release photos of the suspects

46-year-old Juliette Cleveland-Davis of the 5900 block of Highland was shot in the chest in the 1900 block of Hodiamont around 7:45 p.m., according to police.

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Officials say Cleveland-Davis was walking north on Hodiamont with her three grandchildren ages 7, 5, and 4, when two suspects starting firing shots at a group of people.

Photos from the scene

Cleveland-Davis was struck by a bullet when the group returned fire. 

Authorities say Cleveland-Davis yelled at her grandkids to run. The grandkids returned to the scene with her husband who claims Cleveland-Davis died in his arms.

Police say the victim’s grandchildren were uninjured and returned to their guardians. 

Cleveland-Davis was taken to a hospital where she was later pronounced dead. 

The investigation is ongoing.