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Man charged in connection with June homicide

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Rashid Williams is charged with first degree murder, assault and armed criminal action. He allegedly murdered Cortez Johnson, 20, and shot another man Rashid Williams is charged with first degree murder, assault and armed criminal action. He allegedly murdered Cortez Johnson, 20, and shot another man

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 20-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a homicide in which the victims were found in a car.

Rashid Williams is charged with first degree murder, assault and armed criminal action.

Police said 20-year-old Cortez Johnson's body was found in the driver's seat of a vehicle in the 6000 block of Suburban at 1:00 p.m. June 28. The victim had gunshot wounds to his face, neck, hip and lower legs.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another shooting victim, a 19-year-old man, was found in the 6000 block of Etzel. He sustained a gunshot wound to the ankle and was listed in stable condition. Police believe Williams is responsible for both shootings.

Williams is being held on a $1 million cash-only bond.

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