Police: South St. Louis convenience store clerk shot to death

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 4:08 AM

Updated Monday, Jun 10 at 5:47 PM

(KMOV.com) -- Homicide detectives are investigating after a convenience store clerk was shot to death while working overnight in south St. Louis City on Monday.

St. Louis Metropolitan Police said a 30-year-old male clerk at the 7-Eleven Store at Gravois and Bates was shot shortly after midnight.

Officers responded after a customer found the store clerk lying on the floor bleeding, suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. 

The victim, Mon Rai, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

A fund has been set up for Rai's family at Southern Commercial Bank. Donations can be made at any branch.

Stay with News 4 and KMOV.com as more information becomes available.
 

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