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St. Louis County man facing charges after person found fatally shot in Ferguson

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By Stephanie Baumer By Stephanie Baumer
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis County man is facing charges after a fatal shooting in Ferguson Friday.

According to police, 19-year-old Jerry Lee Underwood is charged with manslaughter and armed criminal action. 

Police say it appears the shooting was accidental.

Authorities say Underwood and the victim were discussing the sale of a gun, when Underwood allegedly pulled the trigger, killing the victim. 

Officials say the victim’s body was discovered around 3:00 p.m. Friday near Airport Road and Henquin Drive. 

 

 

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