Police: Man shoots friend outside Soulard bar

Police: Man shoots friend outside Soulard bar

Police: Man shoots friend outside Soulard bar

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 4:47 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 6:37 AM

(KMOV) – A man is accused of accidentally shooting his friend outside a Soulard bar late Wednesday night.

According to police, three men went into Sonny’s in the 1000 block of Geyer around 12 a.m. and caused an altercation.

Police say they were asked to leave and two of them left the bar. While outside, one of the men who was armed with a weapon fired a couple rounds and accidentally shot his friend. The shooter was later arrested.

The shooting victim went to his girlfriend’s house in Richmond Heights. She tried to take him to the hospital but got pulled over by police. She was transported to the hospital in unknown condition.

Meanwhile, a man not involved in the initial scene at Sonny’s ditched his gun in the bathroom once police arrived. He was arrested at the scene.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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