Man killed on I-55 in South City, suspect in custody

Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 1:07 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 29, 2022 at 3:36 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A man was shot on the highway during a shootout in South City Friday afternoon.

The incident took place around 1 p.m. southbound on Interstate 55 and S. Broadway. Police told News 4 that two cars drove near Russell and Gravois and shots were exchanged between the two vehicles.

Reports say when the driver of one of the cars realized a backseat passenger, 27-year-old Deolandis Dabney, was hit, he pulled over to contact the police. He was not conscious and breathing when the police arrived. Dabney later died.

Officers say the suspects later contacted police and told them they were at Interstate 255 and Telegraph in South County. Police went to that location and took the suspects, a 35-year-old man and a 36-year-old man, were taken into custody.