Police: Couple struggling over handgun both sustain gunshot woun - KMOV.com

Police: Couple struggling over handgun both sustain gunshot wounds

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A double-shooting involving a couple occurred at 7:11 a.m. Friday in the 3900 block of North 21st Street in north St. Louis. 

When police arrived on the scene, they learned that the female victim, 58, and the suspect, a 53-year-old man, were involved in an argument and were struggling over a gun. During the argument, the gun went off, hitting the woman in the hand and the suspect in the abdomen. Both were taken to hospitals and listed in stable condition.

First degree assault charges are being looked into while the investigation is ongoing.

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