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Man, 48, shot after telling would-be armed robber he had no money

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A man is recovering after being shot after telling a would-be armed robber he had no money on January 2.

The 48-year-old victim told police he was at a bus stop on St. Louis Avenue and Union when an unknown man approached him, showed a firearm and demanded money around 3:30 p.m. When the victim told the suspect he didn’t have any money, the suspect fired the gun, striking the victim in the leg.

A family member took the victim to the hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.  

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