UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KTVI) - University City police announced an arrest in connection with Saturday’s Heman Park shooting, but charges so far are unrelated to the killing. 20-year-old Mario Wallace died & a 39-year-old man is recovering from being shot in the leg.
They were attending a high school alumni picnic. Witnesses described seeing a green Pontiac Grand Prix drive away from the shooting. A Hillsdale police K-9 officer later reported seeing that car and chased it until it crashed at Skinker and Cabanne.
The driver faces charges of assault on a law-enforcement officer, assault on a K-9 and a weapons charge. Police are not yet releasing the suspect's name and say they're still looking for more information from the public.