(KMOV) – A suspect has been charged with a double shooting that left one man dead late Tuesday night near Fairgrounds Park.
Ralph Cato, 20, has been charged with first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault, and three counts of armed criminal action by the Circuit Attorney’s Office.
According to police, the victims were seated on the front porch of a home on the 3900 block of Ashland when Cato approached and began shooting.
Charles Moorehead, 20, was shot in the chest and transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
A second victim, an unknown 20-year-old, was shot in the back and transported to an area hospital where he is listed in serious/stable condition.
Police say a third person was present but was not injured.