Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Gunman Killed Woman, Shot Teen and 2 Others before Killing Self, St. Louis Police Say

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Gunman Killed Woman, Shot Teen and 2 Others before Killing Self, St. Louis Police Say

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ST. LOUIS * A chaotic shooting and standoff scene in the Old North St. Louis neighborhood Sunday afternoon was a murder-suicide that left a female victim and the gunman dead, and three others critically injured, police said Monday.

They identified Marlo Boyd, 41, as the suspected shooter in the incident that saw an area in the neighborhood cordoned off while negotiators and a SWAT team tried to gain entry to an apartment. He and Deanna Williams, 18, were found dead inside the apartment when officers entered, about three hours after shots were first fired.

Both lived in the 1900 block of North 14th Street, where the shootings took place. Critically injured were a girl, 15, and two women, ages 39 and 42.

Authorities did not give a motive in the shooting, but said the gunman and victims were all connected. …

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