Third teen in custody for murder of elderly man

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A 16-year-old is in police custody awaiting charges in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of a 71-year-old

According to Officer Benjamin Granda, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. on September 9 in the 8700 block of College Avenue. Police found the victim, identified as Steven White, outside a home with a gunshot wound. White was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Two 14-year-olds were taken into custody a short time later. The third suspect was arrested Tuesday.

All three are being held at St. Louis County Family Court, pending formal charges.