Man shot while sitting in vehicle on West Florissant Monday - KMOV.com

Man shot while sitting in vehicle on West Florissant Monday

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

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.

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