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Missouri man arrested in shooting death at community center was angry janitor


Added 02-26-20 11:25:02am EST - “The man who shot and killed a woman at a St. Louis-area community center Monday night was reportedly a disgruntled employee.” - Nydailynews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nydailynews.com: “Missouri man arrested in shooting death at community center was angry janitor”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The man who shot and killed a woman at a St. Louis-area community center Monday night was reportedly a disgruntled employee.

Michael Joseph Honkomp 30, was charged Tuesday with one count of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault on a special victim, one count of resisting arrest, and three counts of armed criminal action after the fatal shooting of Maria Lucas, according to the Maryland Heights Police Department.

Around 8 p.m. Monday, Honkomp allegedly shot Lucas, 45, at the front desk of the Maryland Heights Community Center, where they both worked.

He served as a part-time janitor there and had been sent home early that day for “disciplinary reasons,” according to Fox 2.

A Maryland Heights police officer, who was already in the parking lot on an unrelated issue, confronted Honkomp inside the community center and shot him, police said.

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