Christopher Williams 4/10/2020

Christopher Williams, 23, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in a Pagedale shooting that left one man dead.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A suspect has been charged after man was found murdered in Pagedale Thursday.

Christopher Williams, 23, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

A Pagedale officer was on patrol when he saw Micah Smith, 40, lying in the 7000 block of Page Avenue. 

Smith had been shot at least once and was dead when officers found him. 

Police say Williams pulled into the parking lot of a liquor store in the 7600 block of Page before Smith started firing shots at him. 

Surveillance video showed Williams then ran after Smith and shot him in the head, authorities say.

Williams is being held in the St. Louis County Jail on a $500,000 cash-only bond.

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