Police: Man Charged After Shooting Friend in Head at His Request

February 24, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 7:46 PM EDT

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Police: Man Charged After Shooting Friend in Head at His Request

February 24, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 7:46 PM EDT

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a 21-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an 18-year-old man -- whom police said requested to be shot.

The shooting occurred Tuesday and the victim was taken off life support on Thursday, according to the Post-Dispatch.

Read the Post-Dispatch story HERE.