SLAUGHTER IN ST. LOUIS: Hotel Manager Among 6 Murdered in St. Louis Overnight

Published on January 16, 2015

I thought police racism was supposed to be the biggest problem in St. Louis? Where are the race baiters for this one?

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis homicide detectives are trying to piece together six separate murders that happened between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 3 a.m. Thursday.  So far there have been three suspects arrested in the five separate shooting incidents.

The manager at the Drury Inn near Hampton Avenue and I-44 was shot to death during a robbery attempt, according to police. They believe the suspects walked into the hotel and demanded money. Police said when the manager refused to comply he was shot in the head. Moments later they raced away from the scene in a black Honda.

There was another murder near Osage and Arkansas around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. A total of two people were shot and found in the street. The second victim is in critical condition. Neighbors said they heard several gunshots and a woman screaming. The suspects were seen running from the area.

There was also a murder at the Southwest Crossing Apartments around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. One man was shot to death in the hallway of the apartment complex located in the 7800 hundred block of Bandero Drive. A 19-year-old black male was taken into custody in this incident. 

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