St. Louis Circuit Attorney Issues 10 Felony Charges in Killing of Caion Greene

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  • Caion Greene was killed in St. Louis on March 7th.

St. Louis police said witnesses saw seventeen-year-old Darryl Williams fire multiple shots into a car on March 7, killing nine-year-old Caion Greene.

Williams was arrested Wednesday and the St. Louis Attorney’s Office filed charges today. He faces ten criminal offenses, including first degree murder and three first degree attacks. The teenager is charged as an adult.

According to a likely cause, a detective writes that Williams approached the car Caion was in and opened fire before running away. Caion’s parents and his seven-month-old brother were also in the car. Only the nine-year-old was shot, a single bullet in the chest. His parents drove him to Barnes-Jewish Hospital, but it was too late.

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Darryl Williams is charged with ten crimes, including murder.  - COURTESY ST.  LOUIS POLICE

  • COURTESY ST. LOUIS POLICE

  • Darryl Williams is charged with ten crimes, including murder.

The shooting took place in the LaSalle Park neighborhood south of downtown. Caion and his family lived in southern St. Louis County, but relatives told the media that they were trying to provide food for the boy’s grandmother, who lives in the LaSalle Park Apartments.

It’s not clear what started the shooting. According to the police, two people shot the car that night. According to court records, Williams lived in the Mark Twain neighborhood of North City. He is being detained in the City Justice Center prison, without being bonded.

Caion’s family started a GoFundMe to raise funds for funeral expenses.

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