ST. CHARLES — An argument over personal items and a $45 debt led to a homicide in St. Charles Saturday night.
According to St. Charles police, Joseph Lacombe, 26, was shot by his cousin, Lamont Lacombe, 27, in the 2500 block of Chesstal Street about 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Lamont Lacombe, who police said confessed to the shooting, was charged Sunday with second-degree murder.
A .40-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun was found on the scene.
Police found Joseph Lacombe on the street, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, police said.
Police said the argument was over personal items and a $45 debt owed to Joseph Lacombe.
Both cousins are from St. Charles. Lamont Lacombe is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond.