Tonia Carson: St. Louis Homicide No. 49; Shot Dead in Bloody Sunday of Violence


Police have identified the teenager killed Sunday afternoon in the 5200 of Palm Street as 18-year-old Tonia Carson.

5600 Palm Street
  • 5600 Palm Street

Carson was shot in the head and died at the scene by an unknown gunman. Her death was one of three shootings Sunday afternoon within a half-mile radius in north St. Louis Sunday.

In other incidents, a 17-year-old was shot in the 5200 block of Terry Avenue and a 19-year-old was shot near Goodfellow and Dressel Avenue.