Two people in custody in Affton shooting death

Suspects called police themselves.

Megan Lynch
May 26, 2019 - 2:27 pm

(Brett Blume/KMOX)


Affton, MO (KMOX) - St. Louis County Police say they were called by the suspects in a deadly shooting Saturday evening in Affton.

Officers responded to the 5200 block of Tuscan Chase Court shortly after 5 p.m.

A man in his mid-20's suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.  He was taken to a local hospital, where he died overnight.

A 27-year-old woman and 38-year-old man were taken into custody.   Investigators say the three knew each other.  Officials believe they were involved in an illegal

transaction moments before a dispute that ended in the shooting.  Two firearms were recovered at the scene.

No word on charges at this time.