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Man charged in fatal North City shooting

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Dexter Burks, Jr, 20, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Credit: SLMPD Dexter Burks, Jr, 20, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Credit: SLMPD
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A man has been charged in fatal North City shooting that happened on October 2.

Dexter Burks, Jr, 20, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

He is accused of shooting Damien Bynum, 39, in the 2900 block of James Cool Papa Bell Avenue just before 10:15 p.m. According to police, Bynum was arguing with Burks when he was shot. 

After shooting Bynum, the suspect ran from the area.

Bynum was not conscious or breathing when police arrived on scene. He was taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

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