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▪  The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated following a double shooting in Fairview Heights that left a 26-year-old man dead and a 22-year-old man injured.

The deceased was identified by police as Sean J. Redd of Washington Park. Redd, 26, suffered “multiple gunshot wounds” Tuesday night, police said.

According to charging documents, Kerion “Nate” Hammond, 20, and Redd attempted to commit an armed robbery at 142 Ashley Dr. in Fairview Heights, during which Redd was shot and killed. Antonio D. Long, 22, of Fairview Heights, was the resident of the apartment and the target of the attempted armed robbery, according to police.

▪  A man whom police were seeking in connection with the Fairview Heights double shooting was taken into custody without incident Saturday night, according to Fairview Heights police.

Jerami J. Clark, 23, who is charged with first-degree murder, was arrested in Belleville. Clark was an accomplice of Hammond, who is also charged with first-degree murder in the case, police have said.

▪  Caseyville’s Village Board has voted against shutting down a motel that St. Clair County’s top law enforcement official calls a nuisance.

Village trustees voted 4-2 Wednesday against shutting down the Rodeway Inn, the site of a police investigation that resulted in the owner being charged with promoting prostitution and solicting a minor.

Police raided the motel May 10.

▪  Two students from Millstadt Consolidated School District 160 were taken to a hospital Thursday morning after their school bus was back-ended by a box truck on Imbs Station Road.

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▪  Aviston Elementary fourth graders spent the school year studying the country’s five regions and their resources.

Their studies culminated with a trip to Thole Dairy Farm to learn about its more than 600 cows and an average of 5000 gallons of milk it produces each day.