Son fatally shoots Northwoods mother during argument inside home, police say
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) - A 22-year-old is facing murder charges after an argument with his mother turned deadly inside their Northwoods home Wednesday.
Tony Martin, 22, is being held on second-degree murder and armed criminal action charges. His bond is set at $250,000.
Police said Martin was carrying his gun around their home in the 4500 block of Edgewood Boulevard when Martin and his mother, 50-year-old Christy, got into an argument while they were putting away groceries. During the argument, the 50-year-old woman grabbed her son’s arm to turn him around. Investigators said as he spun around, he shot his mother in the chest.
Christy Martin died before police arrived. The gun and one shell casing were collected from the scene.
No other information was released.
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