23-Year-old shot while trying to buy marijuana in south St. Loui - KMOV.com

23-Year-old shot while trying to buy marijuana in south St. Louis

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police say a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg after attempting to buy marijuana.

Authorities say the victim had been shot in a drive-by shooting, but could not provide further details. Further investigating revealed the victim had gone to a home in the 3700 block of California to purchase marijuana. While knocking on the door, the suspect opened fire on the victim, shooting him in the leg.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by a private vehicle and is listed as stable.

The investigation is ongoing.

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