Find a list of your saved stories here

Man charged with attacking 4 homeless people with a hammer

Man charged with attacking 4 homeless people with a hammer

1 photo
Save Story

Save stories to read later

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A homeless man is charged with attacking four other homeless people with a hammer as they slept in a vacant St. Louis school building, critically injuring two of the victims.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( ) reports that 61-one-year-old Edward Moore was charged Sunday with four counts of assault and armed criminal action. Bond is set at $500,000. No attorney is listed in online court records.

The four victims were taken to a hospital Saturday with head injuries. Police say a man and woman were listed in critical condition. Another man and woman were listed as stable.

The former school north of downtown closed in 1978.

Police say Moore attacked the others because he believed they had ransacked his personal belongings.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Most recent U.S. stories

Related topics

The Associated Press


    Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast