Suspect charged in double homicide

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Ryan Handson

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Friday, January 24th the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Officer charged Deveis Sands with 2 counts of first degree murder, and 2 counts of armed criminal action, for the shooting deaths of Justin and Devin Gordon, on December 5, 2013. Ryan Handson of St. Louis was charged with the same offenses on January 16, 2014 in the deaths of Justin and Devin Gordon.

Both victims were found in a residence on the 4400 block of Elmbank. Justin Gordon was declared dead at the scene and his brother Devin, later died of injuries at a local hospital.

Previous Coverage:
Double shooting in North St. Louis latest in string of violence on Thursday


  • Julia Bowen

    The little girl from Bishop Elementary school in Wellston who once told me in 1993 about racism “Just gives us guns and we will kill each other.” Those words still cut me to the heart and resonant truth today.

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