Argument escalates into shooting in south St. Louis

Argument escalates into shooting in south St. Louis

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Argument escalates into shooting in south St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 28, 2012 at 6:34 AM

Updated Monday, May 28 at 10:00 AM

(KMOV.com) -- Police are investigating a shooting in south St. Louis that sent a teenager to the hospital Sunday night.

According to reports, the shooting happened in the 3800 block of Louisiana around 9:45 p.m.

Police said two people were engaged in some sort of argument when one person pulled out a gun and started shooting.  An 18-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen.  It is not known if the teen was one of the people engaged in the argument. 

The teen was taken to an area hospital.  At last report, the victim is in critical condition.

Police describe the suspect as a 5'8-5'10 black male with shoulder length dreadlocks wearing a yellow t-shirt.

 

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