One of the two suspects is seen in a screen capture from a security camera video released by the police this week in connection with a 2016 double murder. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police)
A man is suspected of killing two people when he and another gunman allegedly opened fire outside a St. Louis in the supermarket back in 2016, was charged with the murder on Wednesday.
The attack left over 60 shell casings in the area, police said.
Devion Chester, 27, faces two counts of murder, one count of assault and three counts of armed criminal action, FOX 2 NOW Pc. Louis reported. A judge ordered him held without bail when caught.
Authorities in Kentucky recently arrested Chester on suspicion of impaired driving, and he is expected to be extradited to Missouri to face the murder charges, the station reported.
No information was available about other possible suspects.
Surveillance video released by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, shows an SUV pull up to a museum of modern art Minnie Market supermarket on July 4, 2016, and two men at the entrance of the store. A Dodge Charger pulls up and two men armed with guns and start shooting.
Killed in the attack were Samuel Jackson, 31, and Jamie Conner, 21. A third victim recognized one of the shooters as “D-Blood,” who authorities say is Chester.
(Mc cracken County jail)
A fourth person is seen fleeing the area, but it is unclear if that person was hit by gunfire.