Tag: St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons

Man charged with murder in St. Louis home invasion

A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in the home invasion that killed another 37-year-old man and left his younger relative critically injured in October, St. Louis County police said Sunday. Lopez Watson-Simms, of the 5500 block of Cabanne Avenue in St. Louis, also faces one count of assault, one count of burglary and three counts of armed criminal action, according to charges issued by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Police are still […]

Shooting in North County downgraded to fatal leaving the scene of an accident

After the completion of an autopsy on a man who was shot last week near Spanish Lake, it has been determined the victim died of other physical injury, not by gunshot wounds as initially believed by first responders and medical professionals, St. Louis County Police said Thursday. The incident is now being investigated as a Fatal Leaving the Scene of an Accident, police said in a written statement. At around 8 p.m. on Dec. 20, […]

Shooting upgraded to homicide in North County

A man who was shot near Spanish Lake late Wednesday died overnight at a hospital, police said. At around 8 p.m., St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct responded to a call for shots fired in the 1100 block of Reale Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located Aaron Simpson, 25, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body lying in the street. Officers rendered aid to the victim until paramedics arrived to transport […]