ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A Glasgow Village man made his first appearance in St. Louis County Circuit Court on Thursday after being charged with fatally shooting his older brother earlier in the week.

According to the St. Louis County Police Department’s probable cause statement, the shooting happened on the evening of Tuesday, June 11, in the 10600 block of Moidart Circle. County police responded to a ShotSpotter notification just after 10:20 p.m. and found the body of J.T. Hemphill on the front lawn.

Hemphill was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 49.

Police claim J.T. got into a fight with his brother, David J. Hemphill, earlier in the day. That evening, J.T. went to David’s home on Moidart and they continued to argue. David took out a gun and shot his brother in the front yard. J.T. was unarmed.

Investigators claim David admitted to killing his brother during questioning.

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged Hemphill with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. Hemphill is being held on a $250,000 cash-only bond.