A man who was shot and killed Monday night inside a home near Fairground Park. The man has been identified as the grandson of Robbie Montgomery, owner of Sweetie Pie’s restaurants.
Read on to get more details on Sweetie Pie’s owner grandson Andre Montgomery being shot and killed in St. Louis…
CelebNreality247.com has the latest report on Andre Montgomery, 21, who was killed in the shooting about 8 p.m. inside the home in the 3900 block of Natural Bridge Avenue, police report.
The news which was first reported by STLouisToday states:
Sweetie Pie’s owner grandson Andre Montgomery appeared in past seasons on the family’s reality TV show, “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Robbie Montgomery grandson graduated in 2013 from McCluer North High School, and the ceremony was featured on the show.
OWN President Sheri Salata released a written statement which reads:
Our hearts are with Miss Robbie, Andre’s Uncle Tim Norman and the rest of the Sweetie Pie’s family.
The show also documented Andre Montgomery’s transition after struggles in school and moving from Texas to the St. Louis area, as well as a visit to the grave of his father, Andre Montgomery Sr.
Robbie Montgomery said in the episode that included his high school graduation:
I want Andre to become a successful man. And now I think he knows whatever he wants to do, if he puts forth the effort, he can do it.
During the confusion after the shooting of Andre Montgomery, a second man was shot and injured. Another man, 22, ran upstairs to help Montgomery after the shooting, he was armed with a firearm. Which led a third man who was in the home didn’t know the second man was there until he appeared with the gun. The third man opened fire with his own gun because he feared for his safety, police said.
The 22-year-old was taken to a hospital, where he was in critical condition with wounds to the chest and arm. Police don’t know who shot Montgomery, He was pronounced dead at the scene. Andre had been shot in the head.
Montgomery’s killing was at least the 25th homicide of the year in the city. Authorities asked anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.