Suspect wanted for shooting death in Pine Lawn

Credit: KMOV

PINE LAWN, Mo. ( – Police in Pine Lawn are searching for the suspect responsible for the shooting death of a 19-year-old man.

Officers responded to a call for a shooting around 10:00 p.m. on Friday in the 6100 block of Grimshaw. After arriving, police found the victim, Darrell Paige, 19, in the living room of a home. Paige had sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen while watching television. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The Pine Lawn Police Department has requested the assistance of the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons to conduct the investigation.

Early indication suggests this to be a drive-by shooting. Numerous shell casings and several rounds entered the residence. Five other adults were in the home at the time of the shooting, but no other injuries have been reported.

The investigation is ongoing.

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