Two Months Later, Police Continue Search for Destinee Clemons' Killer

University City police have promising leads, but still welcome crime tips regarding the ongoing investigation into the June drive-by shooting.

Last Wednesday the death of 17-year-old Destinee Clemons, who was shot while sitting on the front porch of her Plymouth Avenue home.

A drive-by shooter killed Clemons and injured Jerry′Ka McCauley, her 23-year-old sister, on June 22. McCauley was struck in the arm and her wound was not serious.

In the days following the shooting, police confirmed that a  in the early morning hours of June 22 was the vehicle used in the commission of the homicide. No arrests have yet been made in the case.

Capt. Michael Ransom told Patch detectives continue their investigation into the shooting.

"The investigation in the Destinee Clemons case is still an active investigation, with very promising leads," he said. "We still welcome any information relative to the case that the public is willing to share."

Please call the University City Police Department at 314-725-2211 or Crime Stoppers at 866-371-TIPS, with any information.

Patch's previous coverage on the incident: 


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