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11-20-2018, 08:24 AM

Suspect charged in fatal shooting near Creve Coeur
Posted on Nov 19, 2018


ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A St. Louis County man has been charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action connected to the death of a man in a St. Louis County home on November 7.

Police are at the scene of a shooting that occurred just north of Creve Coeur late Wednesday morning in St. Louis County that left one person dead another injured.

On the front porch of the home, they discovered 38-year-old Joseph Titchen suffering from a gunshot wound. Titchen was later pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say Titchen had discovered 24-year-old Sean Buchannon Jr. inside his home, stacking his belongings, presumably preparing to steal them. When Titchen confronted Buchannon, Buchannon shot him.

Suffering from a gunshot wound, Titchen ran to a neighbor’s house where he later died from his injuries.


Joseph Titchen, age 38