Police: Teen shot outside downtown St. Louis hotel

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by Stephanie Baumer and Brendan Marks / KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on December 31, 2013 at 5:14 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 31 at 7:39 PM

(KMOV.com) – A teenager was arrested after he allegedly shot a 17-year-old man in downtown St. Louis Tuesday morning.

According to police, the shooting happened near the Crowne Plaza at 4th and Pine around 12 a.m.

Officers responded to the scene shortly after shots were fired and found the victim with gunshot wounds to the shoulder and the suspect running away.

Police eventually caught up to the suspect and took him custody.

Authorities say the suspect and victim knew eachother.

The victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition.  

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