Man shot while sitting on porch near downtown St. Louis - KMOV.com

Man shot while sitting on porch near downtown St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a man during an argument near downtown St. Louis on Monday.

Police said the victim, 24, was sitting on a porch in the 4800 block of Fountain around 5 p.m. when the suspect approached.

According to police, the victim and suspect knew eachother and began arguing. That's when the suspect took out a gun and shot the victim once in the calf.

The victim was transported to the hospital and remains stable.

Police said the suspect is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 135 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt, dark jeans and a red baseball cap when the shooting occurred.

Anyone with information on him is asked to call the St. Louis Police Department.

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