ST. LOUIS - A mother and her toddler son were killed late Tuesday night in a north city neighborhood, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department reported.
According to police, the murders occurred just before 11:50 p.m. in the 5900 block of Ferris Avenue, located in the Mark Twain I-70 Industrial neighborhood.
Residents said they heard around seven gunshots when the gunmen walked into the victim's home and opened fire.
The victims were identified as 18-year-old Trina A’moir and 2-year-old Caden A’moir.
Family and friends spent the day coping with grief and working to come to terms with the loss.
Anyone with information on the murders is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.