Woman first burns man with cigar, then shoots him, St. Louis pol - KMOV.com

Woman first burns man with cigar, then shoots him, St. Louis police say

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A woman is being sought after burning a man with a cigar and shooting him in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

The 23-year-old suspect allegedly burned a 25-year-old man with a lit cigar during an argument. After being burned, the man left the area but the suspect followed him in her vehicle, described as a white Chevrolet Impala, according to police. When the victim exited his vehicle in the 5900 block of Dr. Martin Luther King, the suspect reportedly fired several shots at him.

The victim was shot in the thigh. He was taken to the hospital and listed in critical, unstable condition with death not imminent, police said.

The unidentified suspect left the area and is still at large.

The investigation is ongoing.

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