A 25-year-old car hijacker suspect was shot dead shortly after the crime and smashing the stolen car.
St. Louis police say the accident happened around 4 pm. In the Grand Center district. While the police were investigating the crime against the 29-year-old victim, they learned of an accident nearby.
Police say the suspect was found in the wrecked car. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The name of the dead man was not disclosed, and the police did not release any other details, include how the suspect was shot.