Arrest made for murder of retired St. Louis police captain killed by a looter


ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - An arrest has been made in the shooting death of retired St. Louis Metropolitan Police Captain and retired Moline Acres Police Chief David Dorn.

Stephan Cannon, 24, is charged with first-degree murder, burglary, three counts of armed criminal action and a felon in possession of a firearm. Police shared a mugshot of Cannon on Twitter: 

Relative to the investigation into the murder of Ret. Capt. David Dorn, officers arrested Stephan Cannon & the @stlcao issued one count of Murder 1st, one count of Burglary 1st, one count of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm & two counts of Armed Criminal Action. Bond not allowed.

— St. Louis, MO Police (@SLMPD) June 7, 2020

Police also say Jimmie Robinson, 27, was charaged with burglary, armed criminal action and stealing.

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner released a statement on Sunday saying, "Based upon the diligent work of the police department, collaboration with the Circuit Attorney’s Office, and the cooperation from the outraged community, we have issued charges for the tragic murder of former Captain David Dorn."

Capt. Dorn was responding to a burglar alarm at Lee's Pawn and Jewelry in the early morning hours of Tuesday, during rioting and looting, when he was shot and killed.

2/ The investigation recovered surveillance footage from the business where the incident occurred and other surrounding businesses in the area.

— Circuit Attorney (@stlcao) June 7, 2020

4/ Mr. Stephan Cannon, age 24, has been charged with Murder 1st, Robbery 1st, Burglary 1st, 3 counts of Armed Criminal Action, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.No bond allowed.

— Circuit Attorney (@stlcao) June 7, 2020

Cannon is being held without bond and Robinson's bond was set at $30,000.

On Friday, Police released video of seven possible suspects for Dorn's murder: 

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