Suspect sought after shooting, injuring man in north St. Louis

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Updated Sunday, Apr 20 at 5:08 PM

(KMOV.com) -- Police are searching for a suspect following a shooting in north St. Louis Saturday afternoon.

According to police, an 18-year-old black man was sitting with a friend on the steps of a home in the 4700 block of Fair around noon when the suspect walked toward them and started shooting.

Police say the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the calf and was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

Authorities say that the suspect fled north on Fair and turned west on Sacramento following the shooting.

Police describe the suspect as a black male who was last seen wearing a blue hooded jacket and blue jeans.

The investigation is ongoing.  

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