FLORISSANT, Mo. (KTVI) -- St. Louis County Police officers were called to the 6800 block of Chesapeake Drive at approximately 12:20 a.m. Sunday for a report of a shooting.
They found Larry Neal Jr., 31, suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was hospitalized and later pronounced dead.
Court documents state that Neal tripped on a barbecue while walking in the apartment complex’s breezeway and bumped into a door. He started walking up the stairway in the breezeway when Thomas Clement, 30, opened his door with a gun in his hand and yelled something at Neal.
Police say Neal turned around and headed down to the stairwell landing. Investigators say Clement fired 11 shots at Neal. Neal was unarmed.
Clement has been charged with murder in the second degree and armed criminal action. He is being held without bond. Police believe he is a danger to the community.