Police continue searching for leads after 23-year-old killed while socializing at park

Posted at 1:38 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 15:38:14-04

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    St. Louis, MO (KMOV ) — Police are continuing to search for leads after a man was shot and killed while socializing at Amberg Park in South City’s Dutchtown neighborhood in April.

Travon Richie was shot and killed in the 3800 block of Keokuk around 6:30 p.m. on April 8. The 23-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said between 30 and 50 people, including very small children, were at the park, on the street and at a nearby corner store when the fatal shooting happened.

According to authorities, if a tip leads to the felony arrest of the person responsible, a reward of up to $5,000 may be collected.

Anyone with information is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477. All tips are completely anonymous and there is no caller ID, voicemail or way to trace an address when called in.

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