Police arrested Michael A.J. Pulliam
, 23, last week for the killing of Lamar Mills
Pulliam, of the 5200 block of
South Broadway, is accused of shooting Mills on Dec. 1
near Bellerive Park in south St. Louis. When police arrived to park for a "shots fired" call, they located evidence
to indicate a shooting had occurred but located no victim.
found several hours later deceased inside of a vehicle in Berkeley. Investigators determined that Mills had been the victim in the
shooting in the 100 block of Bellerive
. The investigation revealed that
Mills had been with two additional persons at the time of the shooting
but they had not been injured during the confrontation with the
suspect. The investigaton also revealed that the incident was
Pulliam remains in custody on a $500,000 cash-only bond and is charged with first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action.