Police ID victim in north St. Louis County homicide - KMOV.com

Police ID victim in north St. Louis County homicide

(KMOV.com) -- One man is dead following a Monday morning shooting in north St. Louis County.

Rick Eckhard with St. Louis County Police said the shooting happened around 6 o'clock in the 9700 block of Nolte.  

When officers arrived on the scene they found Xavier Ferguson, 46, shot to death inside his home.  Ferguson's body was found just inside the front door.  Police have not determined if the victim was shot outside the home and went back in or if he was shot while in the doorway.

According to authorities, there is no apparent motive for Ferguson's murder.  An adult woman and 4-year-old girl were in the home at the time of the shooting, but were not injured.  Their identities or relation to the victim are not being released at this time.

Police are asking anyone in the area who may have seen anything to call authorities.
  

 

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