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Fourth person charged in shooting death of UMSL student

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Michael Rosner, 19, has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Armed Criminal Action and Distribution or Attempt to Possess A Controlled Substance in relation to the shooting death of a UMSL student on January 19th, 2012. By KMOV Web Producer Michael Rosner, 19, has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Armed Criminal Action and Distribution or Attempt to Possess A Controlled Substance in relation to the shooting death of a UMSL student on January 19th, 2012. By KMOV Web Producer
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(KMOV) – Four men have been charged in the shooting death of an UMSL student in north St. Louis.

Authorities have charged 18-year-old Jerry Shelton, 19-year-old TJ Hill, 23-year-old Darrion Landrum and 19-year-old Michael Rosner with 2nd Degree Murder for shooting death of Robert McGartland, 20, on January 19th.  McGartland was shot in the chest on the 2000 block of Farrar just before 9 p.m. that day

According to officers, McGartland and Rosner came to this location allegedly trying to sell a pound of cannabis to Shelton, Hill and Landrum.

McGartland got into a dispute with the suspects.  According to reports, one of the suspects then shot McGartland.  Three suspects fled the scene leaving in a dark colored vehicle.

McGartland’s friend, Rosner was not injured, he was also charged with Armed Criminal Action and 1st Degree Robbery.

The suspects have been charged with 2nd Degree Murder.  Shelton and Rosner was also charged with Distribution or Attempt to Possess a Controlled Substance. Hill and Landrum face additional charges of Armed Criminal Action and 1st Degree Robbery.

All four suspects are being held on bonds ranging from $100,000 to $350,000.  

McGartland was a student at the University of Missouri - St. Louis and a member of Pike Kappa Alpha Fraternity.

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