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Son of St. Louis restaurateur charged in shooting outside diner

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James Bommarito, the son of Tony's restaurant owner Vincent Bommarito, was charged in relation to a shooting outside of a St. Louis diner. (KMOV) James Bommarito, the son of Tony's restaurant owner Vincent Bommarito, was charged in relation to a shooting outside of a St. Louis diner. (KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- James Bommarito, the son of Tony's restaurant owner Vincent Bommarito, was charged in relation to a shooting outside of a St. Louis diner.

Court records show Bommarito got into a physical altercation with another man outside the Eat-Rite Diner in December. Police said during the altercation, Bommarito took out a gun and pointed it at the victim and fired. He was not seriously injured.

Bommarito told the Post Dispatch the shooting was in self defense.

Bommarito is charged with assault and armed criminal action. 

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