St. Louis police looking for the killer of a senior citizen

It was five days ago that Eddie Robinson, 69, was shot and killed at Finish Line Auto Sales in the 5500 block of West Florissant.  That’s near Beacon Avenue across from Calvary Cemetery.  A woman, 60, was also struck by gunfire. Police say they are looking for two men who were captured on surveillance video.

If you have information, you’re asked to call Crimestoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477). You will remain anonymous, and there is a reward.

Relative to the fatal shooting of 69-year-old Eddie Robinson on 6/15/19, Detectives need your help identifying suspects in this video. Anyone with information can contact CrimeStoppers for a reward @ 866-371-TIPS (8477), the Homicide Division directly @ 314-444-5371, or they can submit an anonymous tip through the SLMPD Mobile app. A full summary is below.Incident: HomicideLocation: 5500 West Florissant (Finish Line Auto Sales)Date/Time: 6/15/19 @ 09:45 Victim 1: Eddie Robinson 69-year old black male of the 5100 block of Abington Victim 2: 60-year old black female Suspect: UnknownOfficers received a call for a “Shooting” at the above location when victim #1 was observed with multiple puncture wounds unconscious and not breathing. Victim #2 was observed to have a puncture wound to the leg. Victim #1 was pronounced lifeless at the scene. Victim #2 was conveyed to and area hospital and listed in stable condition. The Homicide Division responded and assumed this ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

Posted by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (OFFICIAL) on Thursday, June 20, 2019

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