CLAYTON, Mo. – Charges have been filed in connection with a deadly shooting at the West County Mall.
The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged 21-year-old Jason Hill on Sunday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
Hill is accused of shooting and killing Malachi Maclin inside the mall late Saturday afternoon.
Hill was identified as a person of interest in the case and taken into custody Sunday morning.
The shooting occurred around 6:20 p.m. at the Champs Sports store following an altercation between Hill and Maclin.
Hill allegedly took out a firearm and shot Maclin. Maclin was taken to a local hospital where he died.