Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

4 Killed, 8 Hurt in Spate of Weekend Shootings

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

4 Killed, 8 Hurt in Spate of Weekend Shootings

Article excerpt

ST. LOUIS - Four men were killed and eight people were injured in separate shootings in St. Louis from Friday evening through Monday morning.

The fourth homicide, Monday morning, took the city to 38 murders so far this year, ahead of the 32 at the same point last year.

Those killed include:

- Aaron Johnson, 23, who was shot in the neck about 4 p.m. Saturday during a quarrel with a woman in the 4500 block of McMillan Avenue. Johnson died at a hospital. Police say they have arrested a suspect, 39.

- Jerry Scott, 37, who was fatally shot about 11:20 p.m. Saturday in the 4500 block of Nebraska Avenue. Police found Scott in the street, suffering from multiple gunshots. He died at a hospital.

- Jaques St. John, 25, who was found dead inside his vehicle in the 4000 block of Garfield Avenue in the Greater Ville neighborhood about 9:20 a. …

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