ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — St. Louis police are searching for a robber who was involved in a shootout with the victim inside a store.
According to police, a 31-year-old man was shot outside a liquor store in the 2900 block of North Newstead around 11:50 p.m. during an attempted robbery.
The victim says he was at the entrance to a convenience store when a man pointed a gun and said, “Give it up.”
The victim ran inside the store and pulled out his own gun. The two men then exchanged gunfire. The victim was struck by a bullet in the shoulder and his attacker ran.
It is unknown if the suspect was shot before fleeing the scene.
The victim was rushed to an area hospital, where he is in stable condition.