St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man found in a home Friday night in the 3700 block of Upton Street in the Boulevard Heights neighborhood in south St. Louis.
Ryan Faulstich, 29, was found by an acquaintance shot in the head and abdomen at about 8:20 p.m.
Police said the acquaintance found the victim’s front door ajar.
St. Louis prosecutors today charged Terrell Brown, 17, of the 2300 block of Mockingbird Lane in Florissant, with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and drug distribution in the Dec. 6 shooting death of Ryan Faulstich, 29.
Faulstich was found by an acquaintance shot in the head and abdomen in a home in the 3700 block of Upton Street in the Boulevard Heights neighborhood in south St. Louis.
According to court documents, Brown admitted to driving another person to the home of Faulstich in order to sell Faulstich heroin. Brown admitted to giving the person his gun beforehand. Brown admitted to getting rid of the gun after the person returned the gun to him. “While that person was inside of the house, (Faulstich) was shot several times and died from his wounds,” court documents say. The person also gave Brown money after the shooting.