Arrest made in Skinker DeBaliviere murder
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office charged a 23-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of his roommate.
The shooting took place just before 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 3 in the 5800 block of De Giverville Avenue, located in the Skinker DeBaliviere neighborhood.
Police responded to calls for a shooting and found two people suffering from gunshot wounds: Rolando Bolden Jr. and Davontay Vastine, both 23 years of age.
Bolden Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene and Vastine was taken to a local hospital to be treated for wounds to the forearm, hand, shoulder, and face.
The exact circumstances surrounding the shooting were not disclosed.
Vastine was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. He remains jailed on a $500,000 cash-only bond.