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St Paul (KROC AM News) - The victims of a triple homicide in St. Paul have been identified.

The St. Paul Police Dept. says the victims were:

  •  D’Zondria D. Wallace, 30
  •  La’Porsha Wallace, 14
  •  Ja’Corbie Wallace, 11

The department says D’Zondria was the children’s mother. All three died from injuries sustained after being shot.

The department says a suspect is in custody. He has been identified as 26-year-old TeKeith Svyone Jones, who was arrested without incident by the department’s SWAT team.

The department says while this case remains active, investigators are not looking for anyone else suspected of shooting the victims.

gofundme site has been set up to help the victims' family with funeral expenses.

Here's an excerpt from the site:

D'Zondria moved from Mississippi last year to better her life. She started to work, she moved into her own place, and began looking into schools. D'Zondria had dreams of becoming a lawyer, and helping minorities in need. D'Zondria was beautiful, outgoing, full of life that wanted the best for her children. D'Zondria loved her children with her whole heart.

La'Porsha loved basketball. She dreamed of becoming an WNBA player. She was on the RAMS basketball team. Due to COVID, she was not able to continue to play, but she was looking forward to playing again. She was very shy and quiet. She was so smart. She loved showing me her grades and asking questions. She loved music. She had love for her family. At a young age, she went to help her aunt care for her younger cousin while still pursuing her education. La'Porsha was looking forward to going to high school.

Ja'Corbie loved playing videos games especially Fortnite. He loved his friends. He was very energetic and loved to jump around. He had the biggest smile on his tiny face. Ja'Corbie also loved playing basketball like his sister.

News update: Area man found with life-threatening head injury "doing much better."

 

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