Mother of son shot, killed north of Forest Park speaks out: 'Sto - KMOV.com

Mother of son shot, killed north of Forest Park speaks out: 'Stop the violence'

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

One person is dead following a double-shooting north of Forest Park Saturday. 

The shooting took place in the 5800 block of De Giverville Avenue, in the Skinker/DeBaliviere neighborhood in St. Louis. The victim, Rolando Bolden, 23, was killed during an altercation with another person, Bolden's mother said. 

"I just want my baby back," Lamena Smith said. "I can still feel my hands around him, holding him and hugging him."

Bolden lived in St. Louis in St. Louis and cared for his father, who suffers from diabetes.

The condition of the second person is unknown at this time.

"I can't bring my son back, but what I can do is speak my mind right now," Smith said. "Stop the violence."

A GoFundMe account has been created to help with funeral costs.

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