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Murder suspect sought in St. Louis shooting Tuesday

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Police are searching for 18-year-old Jamel Yates for the murder of 22-year-old Devion Falls. Police are searching for 18-year-old Jamel Yates for the murder of 22-year-old Devion Falls.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police in St. Louis are searching for 18-year-old Jamel Yates after the homicide in the 6000 block of Suburban, near the city-county line. Yates has been charged with first-degree murder. 

According to police, 22-year-old Devion Falls, of East St. Louis, sustained a gunshot wound to his head around 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by a private vehicle. Police said the victim and three others had gone to the address to purchase weapons when the shooting happened.

Falls was later pronounced deceased at an area hospital. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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