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Man charged for punching woman, shooting another at repair shop

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A man punched a woman and shot her mother while the older woman was getting her car repaired at Meineke in the Penrose Neighborhood of North St. Louis, police said.  Alvin Higginbottom, 53, was recently charged and taken into custody for the April 12 incident.

Police said the shooting victim had taken her SUV into the auto shop for repairs.  Her daughter and other family members had followed her to the shop to give her a ride home.  While at Meineke, police said Higginbottom punched the victim’s daughter in the face then shot the victim.  Bullets also struck the cars of both the victim and her daughter.

Higginbottom is charged with eight crimes, including assault, armed criminal action, and property damage.

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