17-Year-old accused of shooting man in the face - KMOV.com

17-Year-old accused of shooting man in the face

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A St. Louis teenager is accused of shooting a man in the face and firing his gun at police.
  
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 17-year-old Jermaine Keys has been charged with first-degree assault, assault of a law enforcement officer and two counts of armed criminal action. He is jailed and does not yet have a listed attorney.
  
Police say the victim is stable.
  
The victim went to a home to pick up his son from a baby sitter on Monday. The baby sitter saw another man put a gun to the victim's head. She heard a shot and saw the wounded man drive off, then gave police a description of the shooter's car. After an exchange of gunfire with police, the suspect was found in a wooded lot.
  
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com
 
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