Gunfire erupts during argument in south St. Louis

Gunfire erupts during argument in south St. Louis

Gunfire erupts during argument in south St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 7:50 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 3:11 AM

500 block of Eiler St St Louis, MO 63111

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(KMOV.com) -- An argument in south St. Louis turned nasty after a man pulled out a gun and started shooting at another man early Wednesday morning.

Police said the shooting happened in the 500 block of Eiler Street in the Holly Hills neighborhood.

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According to reports, two men in their 20's were in the street arguing around 12:40 a.m. when gunshots rang out.  Police said one of the men pulled out a gun and shot at the other.  The victim suffered one gunshot wound.  He was taken to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Authorities said the suspect was known to the victim.  No one is in custody at this time.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call authorities.

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