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White man shoots 15-year-old black boy in head while he backs away with hands up: police

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Sentonio Cox and Joseph Renick (KMOV)

A 54-year-old white man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly shot a 15-year-old black boy in the head.

According to charging documents obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Joseph Renick fired a single shot from his revolver into the head of 15-year-old Sentonio Cox.

Cox was said to have been retreating with his hands up when he was killed.

The charging document did not explain why Renick shot Cox.

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Renick was charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

Renick has a previous felony conviction for failing to pay child support. He is being held in lieu of a $500,000 bond.

Last month, St. Louis officials announced a $100,000 reward in connection with the shooting deaths of more than a dozen black children.


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