Teen charged with murder in another teen’s death

The Sikeston Department of Public Safety says a local teen is facing murder charges.  

Seventeen-year-old Tiarrius Gant of Sikeston, Missouri, is charged with murder. Police say they arrested him Wednesday morning in the St. Louis area.

 Investigators say Gant is charged in connection to a shooting death of a teen at 806 Apache Drive in Sikeston. They say Gant shot the teen, who was standing outside their car. 

Gant is charged with second degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action, felony murder, and discharging a weapon from a motor vehicle. A cash only bond was set at $100,000. 

The SEMO Major Case Squad asks that anyone with information call Sikeston DPS at 573-471-4711.  

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