ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A 49-year-old man is recovering after being shot while in his vehicle on West Florissant Monday.
The victim told police he was approached by a suspect around 11:30 a.m. while he was seated in his vehicle on West Florissant and Adelaide in St. Louis. The suspect asked the victim for a cigarette and as the victim began searching for one, the suspect produced a firearm and fired a shot, hitting the victim in the forearm.
The victim went to a friend’s house, who conveyed him to a hospital.
The victim is listed in stable condition.
The suspect is described as being a 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 tall black male who is in his late 20’s.
The investigation is ongoing.