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Man in critical condition, suspect in custody after shooting in south St. Louis

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

A 24-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot in the jaw and shoulder near downtown St. Louis Friday afternoon.

St. Louis police said officers received a call for a shooting in the 1400 block of Peabody Ct., a few blocks south of downtown, at 2:30 p.m.

Investigation revealed the suspect shot the victim after having an argument. The 25-year-old suspect remained on the scene and was taken into custody. Police said the suspect's weapon was recovered, and a weapon was also recovered from the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Police have not released the identities of the suspect or victim.

News 4 will update this story as more details become available.

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