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Victim, suspect shot during attempted armed robbery near Edward Jones Dome

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A person was shot in the hand on North Ninth and Lucas around 12:30 Friday morning A person was shot in the hand on North Ninth and Lucas around 12:30 Friday morning

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 27-year-old suspect and 23-year-old victim are in the hospital after they both sustained gunshot wounds during an attempted robbery near the Edward Jones Dome early Friday morning.

The suspect approached the victim at North Ninth and Lucas around 12:30 a.m., showed a firearm and demanded his property. The victim attempted to grab the suspect’s gun and a struggle ensued.

According to police, the firearm discharged several times during the struggle, striking the victim in the hand and the suspect in the bicep.

After the shooting, the victim ran west on Lucas and was apprehended in the 900 block of Washington after a short pursuit

Both men were listed in stable condition at a local hospital.

The investigation is ongoing

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