Police: Man shot while sitting in car fired back at suspect
By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV)—A 38-year-old man was shot in the shoulder while sitting in his car early Saturday morning in north St. Louis city.
According to police, the victim was sitting in his car in the 5000 block of Cates around 12:30 a.m. when he heard gunfire. The victim quickly noticed that he had been struck in the shoulder. Officers stated that witnesses saw the man get out of his car and return fire. Other witnesses tried to help the victim, but he refused any assistance.
Officers at the scene said the victim also refused to cooperate with police when they arrived. He was taken to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.