Man shot, killed while sitting inside vehicle in Metro East - KMOV.com

Man shot, killed while sitting inside vehicle in Metro East

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By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks

EAST ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – A man was fatally shot to inside his car in East St. Louis early Monday morning.

Police said 35-year-old Rapp Chairs was shot near 7th and St Louis Avenue about 1 a.m. when a white SUV pulled up alongside and a gunman opened fire on the car Chairs was riding in as a passenger.

Authorities said a friend drove the Chairs to the nearest police station around 1:13 a.m.

An investigator from the St. Clair County Coroner’s Office pronounced him dead at the hospital around 3 a.m.

Police said officers continue to search for the white SUV with tinted windows.

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