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Suspect charged with killing man in south St. Louis neighborhood

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According to police, Miller fatally shot Prince Patton, 25, several times just before 1 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Bates and Louisiana avenues. By Brendan Marks According to police, Miller fatally shot Prince Patton, 25, several times just before 1 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Bates and Louisiana avenues. By Brendan Marks

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – Police have arrested a gunman who shot a man to death in a south St. Louis neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

Michael Miller, 35, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

According to police, Miller shot Prince Patton, 25, several times just before 1 a.m. near the intersection of Bates and Louisiana avenues.

Neighbors told officers they noticed Miller talking to Patton just before the shooting. Miller then got out a gun and fired several shots. 

Patton was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Miller drove away from the scene in a white SUV with tinted windows and illuminated running boards

A female suspect was also arrested in the case, but charges against her were refused.

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