Man arrested after argument leads to shooting in St. Louis

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 21 at 9:07 AM

(KMOV.com) – A suspect is in custody after an argument led to one man being shot on Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the victim, 55, was visiting relatives in the 5200 block of N. Euclid when he was approached by the suspect, 48, and a verbal disagreement began.

The victim told police that when he turned to go to his vehicle the suspect fired a gunshot at him.

Police say that the suspect then fled in his vehicle in an unknown direction. The suspect was later taken into custody without incident.

Police note that the suspect gave conflicting information about the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and is listed in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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