(KMOV) – A suspected robber shot by a homeowner last Thursday in north St. Louis wasn’t there to steal, authorities say.
Prosecutors say he was there to kill the homeowner. They say two men were targeting the homeowner for testifying in court.
The homeowner told police that Lawrence Wallace, 27, and an accomplice tried to force their way into the home.
Wallace and Cortez Brown have been charged with murder-for-hire.
The homeowner will not be charged.