Three arrested for murder of man near Gateway Arch


ST. LOUIS – Three people—including a 16-year-old—have been arrested for the murder of a 29-year-old man gunned down near the Gateway Arch. A man is the only one facing charges. Mark Perry of Florissant faces murder charges. The charges were refused for the woman in this case.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Washington Avenue and 2nd Street just before midnight on Sept. 6.

A spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department says Brandon Scott’s body was found inside a vehicle resting on the steps to the Archgrounds. He was shot several times.

A 29-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man were arrested for murder, along with the 16-year-old. The teenager’s case is being handled by the juvenile court system.

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