Man fatally shot cousin throughout argument over $45 debt: cops


A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin throughout an argument over a $45 debt and a few private belongings, police mentioned.

Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police responded to a report of photographs fired late Saturday, St. Charles police introduced Sunday.

Joseph Lacombe, additionally of St. Charles, was discovered by responding cops mendacity on the road with a number of gunshot wounds. He was later taken to a hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless, police mentioned.

Lamont Lacombe was shortly recognized because the shooter and later confessed to pulling the set off, with cops saying the lethal beef was over $45 Joseph Lacombe owed his cousin and different private belongings. Prosecutors charged him Sunday with second-degree homicide, police mentioned.

A .40-caliber handgun was additionally recovered on the scene, police advised the St. Louis Put up-Dispatch.

Lamont Lacombe remained in custody on $100,000 bail Monday at St. Charles County Jail on second-degree homicide costs, jail information present. It’s unclear if he’s employed an lawyer.