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17-year-old charged with murder of Georgia man

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The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office issued warrants for first-degree murder against a 17-year-old St. Louis boy. (Credit: St. Louis PD) The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office issued warrants for first-degree murder against a 17-year-old St. Louis boy. (Credit: St. Louis PD)
Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 6000 bock of North Broadway late Saturday night. (KMOV) Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 6000 bock of North Broadway late Saturday night. (KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office issued warrants for first-degree murder against a 17-year-old St. Louis boy.

Anthony Claxton is charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of assault, and three counts of armed criminal action.

Twenty-seven-year-old Darius Rackley, of Decatur, Georgia, was with two other men, ages 25 and 52, when they were shot in the 6000 block of North Broadway around 9:50 p.m. on September 26.

According to police, the victims were followed by the occupants of two vehicles when they drove off a gas station parking lot. Unknown suspects fired shots from one of the suspect vehicles towards the victims’ vehicle.

After being shot, the trio went to the hospital. Once at the hospital, Rackley was pronounced dead and the two other victims were treated for minor injuries.

Damonta McClendon. 20, and D'Marco Reynold, 17, were previously charged in connection with this case.

Claxton is being held on a $500,000 bond.

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