15-year-old shot to death inside car, suspect charged

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ST. LOUIS- A suspect has been charged in the death of a 15-year-old.

Police said Ezell Johnson III was shot inside a car near Ashland and Lambdin avenues Thursday, October 22 in the Greater Ville neighborhood.

Police say Johnson was found shot to death inside a white sedan that had heavy ballistic damage.

Police said a suspect has been arrested in the case. Tevin Collins has been charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action.

More than 100 children have been the victim of gun violence in St. Louis this year, including several fatal shootings.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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