Jennings teen murdered in St. Louis County

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Detectives are investigating a homicide after a Jennings teen was shot last week and later died from his injuries.

The shooting happened January 24 in the 9000 block of Halls Ferry Road, near the Halls Ferry Circle in north St. Louis City.

According to Sgt. Tracy Panus, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis County Police Department, officers responded to a call at that location. Officers reached out to their counterparts with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

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City police said a teenager had been found shot in the street and had been taken to a local hospital.

The victim, Isaiah Walker, succumbed to his injuries on January 27. He was 16. Walker lived approximately a third of a mile away on Cottonwood Drive.

The county’s Crimes Against Persons unit is handling the investigation, Panus said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210. If you wish to remain anonymous or are interested in a cash reward, call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.


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