Man shot, killed during home invasion in Dellwood

Monday, August 6, 2012 | 9:54 a.m. CDT; updated 3:07 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 6, 2012

DELLWOOD — A St. Louis County homeowner is dead after several suspects broke into his home and shot him after a struggle.

The crime happened around 1:30 a.m. Monday in Dellwood. Police say the victim is 38-year-old Bryant Carruth.

St. Louis County police spokesman Rick Eckhard said three or four men entered Carruth's home and confronted him and his wife. Carruth was shot after a struggle. The suspects took items from the home and left.

Carruth's wife was not injured. Police say robbery was the apparent motive.


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