195 Homicides Reported In St. Louis, Surpassing All Of 2019
ST. LOUIS: The shooting death of a woman in St. Louis marks the city’s 195th homicide this year, topping the 194 killings in all of 2019.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the 24-year-old woman was killed Thursday night in the city’s Benton Park West neighborhood.
Police responded to a shooting call and found the victim shot in the head, unconscious and not breathing. No further details have been released.
St. Louis has seen a huge spike in shootings, both fatal and non-fatal, since June, despite numerous efforts to curb the violence.
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