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Police: Victim in stable condition after assault in north St. Louis

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(KMOV.com) – Police are searching for two suspects who were allegedly involved in an assault Saturday afternoon.

Police said the incident occurred in 4700 block of Palm just before 3:00 a.m. According to authorities, the victim was standing outside his car when the suspects, who were driving a newer model white Chevy Impala, pulled up next to him. Authorities said the first suspect got out of the passenger’s side of the car and demanded the victim hand over his belongings.

Police said the second suspect then got out of the car and approached. The first suspect then displayed a gun as the victim tried to flee on foot.  Police said the victim was then shot in the leg and fell to the ground. While he was on the ground, police said the first suspect went through his pockets but did not take anything. The suspects then fled.

Police said the victim drove to a friend’s house and called police. He was later taken to a local hospital; police said he is in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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