Teen fleeing from stolen car shot by St. Louis police after pointing gun at officer, chief says – The Counted


Teen fleeing from stolen car shot by St. Louis police after pointing gun at officer, chief says

  • By Christine Byers and Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Apr 20, 2016
  • (82) (82) 
    April 19, 2016
    Jorevis Scruggs
  •  
    Demographics

    Black Male, 15

    Location
    3200 St Louis Ave
    St Louis, Missouri
    Armed
    Firearm
    Classification
    Gunshot
    Police department
    St Louis Metropolitan Police Department

Police said Jorevis was fatally shot when he pointed a gun at an officer while trying to flee. He was one of two passengers to leave a vehicle that officers had stopped based on a suspicion that it was stolen in a carjacking the previous day. The medical examiner said Jorevis died from a single shot to the right side of his back.

Status Under investigation
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