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Hazelwood man charged with murder of St. Louis man

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Brandon Cross, 29, of Hazelwood, MO, is charged with first-degree murder of a 35-year-old victim. (Credit: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department ) Brandon Cross, 29, of Hazelwood, MO, is charged with first-degree murder of a 35-year-old victim. (Credit: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department )
A male victim was shot in the 1400 block of De Soto Thursday evening. Credit: KMOV A male victim was shot in the 1400 block of De Soto Thursday evening. Credit: KMOV
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A Hazelwood man is being charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a 35-year-old man.

Homicide detectives were called out to the 1400 block of Desoto around 6 p.m. on June 8, 2017 to investigate a shooting.

Police say 35-year-old Gentrail Wafford was transported to a local hospital after being shot multiple times in the stomach. He was later pronounced deceased.

Authorities say the victim and Brandon Cross, 29, were involved in an argument over a woman when Cross pulled out a gun an shot Wafford multiple times.

Cross is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action, assault, and unlawful possession of a firearm. 

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