Identity of man fatally shot during argument with female release - KMOV.com

Identity of man fatally shot during argument with female released

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A man was fatally shot early Sunday during an argument with a female.

Police responded the 4800 block of Northland in the city's Kingsway East neighborhood about 1 a.m. to find 57-year-old Cedric Tankins with gunshot wounds to the chest. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

An investigation revealed a 35-year-old female and Tankins were involved in an argument.

Tankins allegedly produced a pair of scissors after the female asked him to leave her home. A struggle ensued and the woman was stabbed in the hand.

During the struggle, the female retrieved a firearm and shot Tankins.

An investigation is ongoing. 

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