ST. LOUIS • Police here on Saturday identified a man shot dead in a double shooting on Thanksgiving Day at a gas station in the North Riverfront neighborhood.
Shawn Stewart, 33, of the 4200 block of Penrose Street in St. Louis, was one of two people shot shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday at Love's Truck Stop at 6124 North Broadway.
Police found Stewart, who was shot in the head, dead at the scene. A second man shot in the back was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The man remained at a hospital Saturday.
Police said Saturday they had a suspect in custody. The man got into an argument with Stewart and the second man and shot them both, police said. It was not clear if authorities had filed criminal charges against him.
The shooting was one of two homicides on Thanksgiving in St. Louis. A man was fatally shot in the chest Thursday morning in Hamilton Heights. Police on Saturday announced charges against a suspect they said shot the man during a fight.