MO - Trina A'Moir, 18, and son Caden, 3, murdered, suspects at large - St. Louis - April 30, 2019

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  1. JimmyPerez

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    someone shot that little boy? unreal. :(
     
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    So she and her son were shot around midnight? Were they asleep and in bed? It sounds like Dad does not live with them. Strange. Sounds like a targeted shooting for sure. And the little boy? Why?
     
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    Found another story that sheds a bit more light on the circumstances. Unfortunately, it's not less horrifying:

    "Neighbors say the mother tried to protect herself and her son by hiding in a closet for safety. When the shooter found them, he shot and killed Trina and her son."

    Mom, 2-year-old son found shot to death inside north St. Louis home
     
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    Oh, that is horrifying. I wonder if she heard them breaking in and grabbed her son to hide. And then she had to wait, probably praying they wouldn't find her until ultimately they did.
     
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    Horrific. The thought of the terror the mom went through and the poor little boy is heartbreaking.
    I hope the coward murderers are caught and soon.
     
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    OMG just reading the comments is making me want to cry....not sure I can read the article.

    I think that is one of every mother’s nightmare scenarios, at least it was one of mine. Hiding from an intruder in a closet, praying to God your child stays quiet, and then to have the intruder find you and shoot you both. So terrifying to imagine.
     
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    zencompass May today be the day. Justice for Abby and Libby.

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    Terrifying and so unbelievably horrible to even read.

    This is so heart-wrenching.

    My heart goes out to their loved ones during this unfathomable time.
     
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    Unusual that neighbors would know they were hiding in a closet.
     
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    Good point. We only have the neighbor's word for it. Maybe they heard police talking about it? Would someone have run into the house to check on what happened?
     
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    Finally a bit more information from an interview with the young lady's mom: Mother distraught after losing daughter, grandson in shooting

    Summary: 3 men seen leaving the scene after shots were fired; Trina'ty and Kaden lived with Trina'ty's cousin; the cousin hung out with a "bad guy" that people were looking for; and Trina'ty's mom believes Trina'ty and Kaden were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
     
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    Well I hope that cousin names those bad men. Justice needs to be swift and severe. This is horrific.

    Oops nevermind. The bad man. Well I hope he sheds light on who the three might be.
     
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    Just reread this. She was shot in the head and the back while in the closet and it was the shot in her back that killed her son as she was holding him.

    Could it be the perps didn't know who they were shooting? It sounds like her back was turned when they found her.
    What a senseless tragedy. Certainly they can find the murderers?!

    Mother distraught after losing daughter, grandson in shooting
     
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