CHARLESTON, Mo. — Two men face charges in the shooting death of a man in the southeast Missouri town of Charleston.

The Sikeston Standard Democrat reports that 22-year-old Deiontreil Winston and 19-year-old Deon Willis, both of Charleston, are charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

The shooting happened Nov. 17. Officers responding to a call about gunshots found 22-year-old Cournelyous Stevenson of Cape Girardeau inside a wrecked vehicle. He had been shot.

Winston and Willis are jailed without bond. They do not yet have attorneys.

Information from: Standard Democrat,

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