BERKELEY, Mo (KMOV.com) – In the wake of an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Antonio Martin, police have released his criminal record.
In the 15 months since turning 17, Martin has faced several criminal charges. According to St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, they include three assaults, an armed robbery, unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action and stealing.
Martin's mother said her son was trying to turn his life around before the incident Tuesday night.
"[He was] trying to get his life back together,” Tina Martin said. “We weres trying to get him back in school. He was waiting to get back into job corps."
Martin had attended Jennings High School in the past, but was expelled.