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Man shot during altercation at Shady Jack's Saloon

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. ( – A man was shot during an altercation at a St. Louis bar Sunday morning.

The 63-year-old victim was inside the back room of Shady Jack’s Saloon, located in the 1430 block of North Broadway, when a group of people began arguing with him over past issues just before 10 a.m.

While the group was arguing, the suspect punched the victim, causing him to fall onto a table. The victim grabbed his firearm and a struggle ensued over the weapon.

During the struggle over the weapon, the gun discharged, striking the victim in the neck.

The victim was taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition.

The suspect left the scene after the shooting. According to police, the victim knows the suspect by a nickname.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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