Sean Buchannon Jr.

Sean Buchannon Jr. is charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. ( -- A St. Louis County man has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action connected to the death of a man in a St. Louis County home on November 7.

On the date in question, Police went to the 1000 block of Leisure Lane, just north of Olive Boulevard for a wellness check around 11 a.m.

On the front porch of the home, they discovered 38-year-old Joseph Titchen suffering from a gunshot wound. Titchen was later pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say Titchen had discovered 24-year-old Sean Buchannon Jr. inside his home, stacking his belongings, presumably preparing to steal them. When Titchen confronted Buchannon, Buchannon shot him.

Suffering from a gunshot wound, Titchen ran to a neighbor’s house where he later died from his injuries.

Buchannon was also shot and was taken to the hospital for life-saving surgery.

Police say multiple weapons were recovered on the scene.

Buchannon was charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with Titchen’s death. His bond was set at $250,000.

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