Ronnie Pleasant Jr.: St. Louis Homicide No. 96; Shot Dead in Vehicle


St. Louis police have little information to release this morning regarding a murder last night in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood of north St. Louis.

Authorities responded to the 5400 block of Ridge (above) around 6:40 p.m to find 25-year-old Ronnie Pleasant Jr. shot inside a vehicle. Pleasant was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim lived about three miles away from the murder scene, in the 4200 block of Margaretta.

The police investigation is ongoing.