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.

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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.

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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.