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St. Louis business owner shot in early morning attack

Information from St. Louis Police

INCIDENT: Robbery/Shooting
LOCATION: 1101 North Jefferson (Spruill’s Lounge)
DATE/TIME: 12/9/09 @ 3:45 a.m.
VICTIM: 49 year old black male
SUSPECT #1: black male, late 20s/early 30s, 5’11, 190 lbs, dark complexion
SUSPECT #2: black male, 5’5-5’6, around 200 lbs, dark curly hair
SUSPECT #3: No description provided, driving an older model grey or pewter mini
van

The victim who is the owner of the business was leaving the business to make a deposit.  The suspects approached the victim, displayed guns and attempted to take the money bag. A struggle ensued and the victim was shot in the elbow. The victim returned fire. The suspects then fled in the van driven by Suspect #3.

The victim was taken to an area hospital by friends and listed in stable condition. The investigation is ongoing.

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