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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Missouri

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Facebook Seller Sentenced for Robbing and Shooting Customer

St. Louis, MO – Natez Fisher, 19, of St. Louis, MO, was sentenced to 120 months in prison for one count of interference with commerce by robbery.   He appeared in federal court today before U.S. District Judge Ronnie L. White.

According to court documents, on April 16, 2018, Natez Fisher placed an advertisement on Facebook Marketplace for the sale of a gaming system.  The victim agreed to purchase the item and met with Fisher at a pre-arranged location.  Fisher entered the victim’s car and asked to see the victim’s money.  Once the victim produced the money, Fisher pointed a firearm at the victim and demanded the money.  Fischer and the victim struggled over the firearm.  The victim was shot in the leg during the struggle.  Fisher exited the car and fled on foot.  He was eventually arrested by federal agents.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Roy handled the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated May 22, 2019