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Suspect charged in North County homicide

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HAZELWOOD, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police have arrested and charged a suspect they say is connected to a homicide in north St. Louis County.

Around 12:10 a.m. Saturday, a man sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the 7500 block of Steve Avenue in Hazelwood. The victim, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not yet released the name of the victim.

According to police, Carlos Antonio Johnson, 32, was taken into custody for the shooting. Police believe Johnson and the victim were arguing before the incident.

Witnesses confirmed to police that Johnson was the suspect who shot the victim.

Warrants were issued for Johnson for second-degree murder, armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

The Major Case Squad was activated to investigate the shooting. Twenty investigators were involved.

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