Officials: Mom, grandmother, 2 kids shot dead
ST. CHARLES, Mo. — A St. Louis-area man fatally shot his girlfriend, her two young children and her mother in the home they all shared, authorities said Saturday. He exchanged gunfire with officers as he fled and was captured several hours later in a convenience store, covered in blood and wounded.
Prosecutors filed 15 charges against Richard Darren Emery of St. Charles, Mo., including first-degree murder, assault and attempted robbery.
St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar said investigators did not know the motive for the shootings as of Saturday evening.