Darius Houstan was shot on his way home from a funeral in North St. Louis
A 21 year teenager identified as Darius Houston was shot yesterday, 4th June 2020 while leaving a Funeral in North St. Louis.
The mother of the late Darius, Tamara who spoke with News 4 said her son was badly hurt in a shooting late Friday night and battled for his life but couldn’t make it as he died from the injuries he sustained from the shooting.
Currently Homicide detectives are investigating after he was shot in north St. Louis near Gilmore Avenue and Harney around noon.
Police say a man was shot in the chest and wasn’t conscious or breathing when they arrived.
Darius Huston Mom further explained to News 4 that his son was shot in their vehicle after a funeral and was hospitalized at Barnes-Jewish Hospital where he gave up the Ghost.
“He was shot right in front of me… Would’ve taken a bullet for my child,” She said.