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Suspect charged after man killed while working on car in Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood

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Homicide was requested to investigate after a shooting occurred in the Wells Goodfellow neighborhood Saturday evening. (Credit: KMOV) Homicide was requested to investigate after a shooting occurred in the Wells Goodfellow neighborhood Saturday evening. (Credit: KMOV)
Michael McClendon, 22, is accused of killing 23-year-old Marquis Townsend on June 24. (Credit: Police / KMOV) Michael McClendon, 22, is accused of killing 23-year-old Marquis Townsend on June 24. (Credit: Police / KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A 22-year-old St. Louis man is accused of murdering a man who was killed while working on his car in the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood in June.

Marquis Townsend, 23, was found with multiple gunshot wounds next to a vehicle in the 3300 block of Goodfellow Boulevard at 6 p.m. on June 24. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, Townsend was working on the vehicle when the suspect, later identified as Michael McClendon, drove up, parked his car and got into an argument with the victim. During the argument, the suspect shot Townsend and left the area, according to police.

McClendon, of the 4100 block of Pleasant, was charged with murder first and armed criminal action in connection to the fatal shooting. His cash-only bond was set at $500,000.

The investigation is ongoing.

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