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Police: Suspect who fatally shot 3, wounded 7 year-old told witness not to tell anyone

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Jerome Buress Jr is charged in connection with a shooting that killed three adults and left a 7-year-old wounded. He is currently at-large. Credit: SLMPD Jerome Buress Jr is charged in connection with a shooting that killed three adults and left a 7-year-old wounded. He is currently at-large. Credit: SLMPD
27-year-old Derrick Irving, Jessica Garth 24, were shot and killed near the intersection of Beacon and Lillian Thursday. A 7-year-old in this picture was wounded. Credit: KMOV 27-year-old Derrick Irving, Jessica Garth 24, were shot and killed near the intersection of Beacon and Lillian Thursday. A 7-year-old in this picture was wounded. Credit: KMOV
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

When Jerome Buress Jr. shot four people on June 1, he told an individual at the scene not to tell anyone, St. Louis Police said in their probable cause statement. 

Buress, 28, turned himself into police after authorities searched for him for nearly a month following the shooting. Buress has since been charged in connection with a shooting that killed three and wounded a 7-year-old turned himself into police Sunday.

Buress is being charged with three counts of First Degree Murder, six counts of Armed Criminal Action, two counts of First Degree Assault, and Tampering with a Witness in a Felony Prosecution. He is currently being held without bond at St. Louis Police headquarters. 

Jessica Garth, 24, of Webster Groves, Derrick Irving, 27, Julian Hayes, 37, 7-year-old Deniya Irving and a 5-year-old girl were in a car near the intersection of Beacon and Lillian when Buress opened fire on the car, police said.

Garth, Derrick Irving and Hayes were killed. The 5-year-old was not injured.

 Deniya Irving was taken to a hospital in critical condition and after being deemed brain dead, she has shown progress in her recovery. News 4 reported Deniya was able to start breathing on her own and move her arms. 

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