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Man shot while sitting in his car at a gas station in north St. Louis

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police say a man was shot while sitting in his vehicle Friday evening in north St. Louis.

According to investigators, the victim was sitting in his car at a gas station in the 4700 block of Bircher when the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting at another man. The man being shot at ran behind the victim’s car for cover while the suspect continued shooting toward the vehicle, hitting the victim in his hand and foot.

The victim left the scene and drove to the 4400 block of Catherine and contacted police. He was then transported to a local hospital and was listed as stable. Police also say the victim’s girlfriend and two children were in the car during the shooting, but were not injured.

The suspect is described as a black male with a light complexion, and wearing dark clothing.

The investigation is ongoing.

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