Anthony Avery: St. Louis Homicide No. 69; Shot Dead in Tower Grove East


Police were called out to the 2800 block of Minnesota Avenue at 10:50 p.m. Saturday night for a reported robbery. When police arrived at the scene, they received a call of shots fired over on Pennsylvania Avenue, a block east of their current position (above). Officers headed to Pennsylvania and found a man shot to death. This man was later identified as Anthony Avery, 21. Police now have an 18-year-old suspect in custody.