Ronnie Roberts Jr.: St. Louis Homicide No. 30; Shot Inside Baden Home


Ronnie Roberts Jr., a 24-year-old black male, was inside a house in the 8900 block of Edna Street (above) in the Baden neighborhood on the morning of April 24. At approximately 5 a.m., shots were fired into the house, hitting Roberts in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Three other people inside the home at the time of the shooting escaped injury.

Roberts lived in the 4400 block of Lee. The incident report lists no suspects, and the investigation is ongoing.

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