Double shooting in Woodson Terrace leaves 20-year-old dead, man charged

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Published: Jun. 2, 2022 at 11:42 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 2, 2022 at 11:53 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Investigators with the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis announced 19-year-old Willie B. Brooks Jr. has been arrested in connection to another man’s homicide.

At 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, shots rang out in the 9500 block of Harold. Officers found 20-year-old dead inside a car and a woman wounded. Limited information surrounding the shooting has been released and the victim’s name has not been released.

Brooks has been charged with felony murder, robbery, attempted robbery, assault, armed criminal action and the unlawful use of a weapon. Brooks’ bond was set at $1 million and he is being held at the St. Louis County Jail.

A second person was shot in the Wednesday incident but the injuries were not life-threatening.