Suspect charged with shooting friend to death in St. Louis

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by KMOV.com Staff | @KMOV

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Posted on December 17, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 17 at 8:17 PM

(KMOV) – A suspect faces charges after he allegedly shot a 22-year-old man to death in north St. Louis on Sunday.

 

Larmar Gayfield, 23, was charged Monday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Police say officers responded to a call for a shooting in the 1200 block of Hogan around 6:50 p.m. and were approached by Gayfield.

Authorities say Gayfield told them he had shot his friend, Ryon Lathon, in the chest, hand and back after Lathon pointed a gun at him.

Lathon was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say two guns were recovered at the scene.

Officers arrested Gayfield, who is being held in custody without bond.

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