After studying, Nick walked Isabella to her car which was parked in front of 902 Hickory St. Isabella had just put her bulletproof vest and gun in the trunk when suddenly two men attacked them brandishing guns.
Gina Stallis and her sons Sam, 9, left, and Ben, 7, right, were in the house. Gina had just been released from the hospital were she had been treated for symptoms from stomach cancer, a disease she's been successfully fighting most of her life. It was a fluke that she slept over at her grandmother's house that fateful night.
Nick Koenig tackled one of the gunmen. He was shot three times: Once in the throat and once in the shoulder. Doctors at St. Louis University Hospital decided not to remove a third bullet, that was near his spine, fearing it might paralyze him.
The silver gun found in Ledale Nathan Jr's. car was the one used by Mario Coleman to shoot Isabella Lovadina and Nick Koenig and kill Gina Stallis. Mario Coleman and Ledale Nathan Jr. were both convicted and sentenced to life.