St. Louis County police report that 29-year-old Deeric Davis died yesterday evening of gunshot wounds sustained earlier in the day.
According to police, Davis was shot near the intersection of Mehl Avenue and News Hall Ferry Road (above) around 12:43 p.m.
Witnesses reported seeing two teenage black males in blue jeans run from near the location. Police later questioned two individuals near the scene matching that description, but have yet to file any charges. Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 314-889-2341 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.