Maplewood man charged in fatal shooting outside Webster Groves home

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 23 at 9:59 PM

(KMOV) – A Maplewood man was charged for the shooting death of a 37-year-old man outside a Webster Groves home on Monday. 

Authorities charged Tyaaron D. Harris, 27, with second-degree murder and armed criminal action on Tuesday. 

Police say the shooting happened at 2 p.m. on a parking lot of a family housing unit near the intersection of N. Elm and Waymire Avenues.

A male victim, later identified as Laron Taylor, was located on the ground suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Taylor was transported to an area hospital listed in critical condition. He later died during surgery as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest. 

Tyaaron D. Harris was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting. 

Bond was set at $100,000 for Harris who remains in custody at the St. Louis County Jail. 

 

 

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