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Suspect arrested for connection in fatal shooting in St. Clair County

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Greater St. Louis Area Major Case squad is investigating after a 19-year-old was fatally shot in unincorporated Cahokia Tuesday night.

Around 11:16 p.m., the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department was called to the 100 block of Amelia after a man, later identified as Leroy D. Short, was shot.

After being shot, Short was taken to a St. Louis hospital for treatment, where he died from his injuries.

Police arrested Lamondrae Garner, 19, for allegedly murdering Short. His bond has been set at $1,000,000.

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