St. Louis man charged in deadly shooting

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ST. LOUIS (AP)- A St. Louis man has been charged with a December killing.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 50-year-old Maurice J. Alexander was charged Friday with first-degree murder in the death of 32-year-old Leonard B. Arnold. Alexander also is charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. Bail is set at $1 million cash-only. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.

Police say Alexander shot at two people on Dec. 2 after getting out of a sedan. Arnold was hit and pronounced dead at the scene.

Alexander’s criminal history includes convictions of stealing, burglary, drug possession and distributing drugs near schools.

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