Man charged with North St. Louis murder

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Tyron Groves has been charged with murder from a shooting that occurred in 3800 block of Sullivan in North St. Louis. Police say Groves has admitted to the shooting that happened in a bedroom.

A victim being held by Grove after the shooting told police Groves shot another person twice in the head. The person died at the scene. Groves then took the other victim by gunpoint several blocks away from the scene when they spotted a patrol car, Groves fled from the area. The victim contacted the cruiser that was responding to a traffic accident.

Groves was identified from a photo line-up by the victim and police arrested him Tuesday. Police found a .380 semi automatic pistol in his possession. Grove’s is a convicted felon on parole.