$10,000 reward offered in shooting death of student

Update: The President of St. Louis College of Pharmacy is offering a $10,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in the shooting death Nicholas Kapusniak, a student at the college.

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A college student was shot to death around one o’clock Saturday morning in south St. Louis. It happened at a home near Accomac and Ohio in the Fox Park neighborhood.

The shooting happened where a group of students from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy were gathered in the back yard for a party. A white sedan drove up and an unknown occupant of the vehicle fired gunshots. The vehicle fled the scene to the east.

The victim, identified as Nicholas Kapusniak, 20, of Waukesha, WI, suffered a gunshot wound to the upper left side of his torso.  He was carried inside where EMS crews pronounced him dead.

Police are interviewing more than 30 witnesses. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS. All calls are anonymous. Callers may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.

St. Louis College of Pharmacy Statement

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Nicholas Kapusniak. Nick was a member of the Doctor of Pharmacy class of 2017 and the Alpha Zeta Omega professional fraternity. He will be missed by all of us.

We are committed to supporting our students through this very difficult time. Our campus counseling team stands ready to help any student who needs assistance.