ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – An argument led to a deadly shooting Friday morning at a St. Louis County business. The suspect is now behind bars.
Prosecutors have charged Nolan-Ryan Thomas, 31, with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the investigation.
Officers from the North County Precinct responded to the shooting at around 11 a.m. in the 11600 block of West Florissant Avenue.
They discovered a man inside a business with a gunshot wound. Despite being sent to a nearby hospital, the man died of his injuries.
According to a probable cause statement obtained by FOX 2, Thomas and the victim ended up in a verbal argument that allegedly led to Thomas punching the victim in the face and shooting him.
Police chased a suspect, and then they were caught and taken into custody. Authorities have not yet released the victim’s identity.
The investigation is ongoing, and further information will be shared as it becomes available.
For anyone with information about the incident, please contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 to speak with investigators. To remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).