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Arrest made in death of St. Louis man, 7-year-old daughter


ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting deaths of a 7-year-old St. Louis girl and her father, police said Thursday.

The suspect was booked into jail on suspicion of two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of armed criminal action. Police will be seeking charges Thursday from the Circuit Attorney’s Office, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch .

Dmyah Fleming and her dad, Darrion Rankin-Fleming, 26, were shot on Jan. 24 in the city's Central West End. Police said they were sitting in a parked car when a gunman approached and shot them both.

Investigators have not released a possible motive for the shooting.


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