James M. Johnson: St. Louis Homicide No. 37; Shot by a Relative at Home

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Police report that James M. Johnson, a 50-year-old black man, was shot in the chest at 1:30 a.m. this morning after an argument with a relative in the 4200 block of Randall Place, where Johnson lived. The relative, allegedly Johnson's 17-year-old nephew, fled the scene. Johnson died in the hospital at 5:47 a.m. Police are actively searching for the suspected shooter while the investigation continues.

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