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Man in serious condition after shooting, police arrest witness after gun found at hospital

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A St. Louis man was shot in the neck and back just after midnight Tuesday, and police later arrested one of the men in the car with him.

Officers responded to a shooting call at a local hospital, where the victim was in serious condition. The man was in a car with four other people Tuesday morning, parked in the 3400 block of Montana near Louisiana.

According to their statement, an unknown vehicle drove by and the occupants fired several times into their car.

The victims drove themselves to the hospital, and the man shot in the neck and back was listed in serious condition. Another victim in the car had a puncture wound to his finger, but the rest of the passengers were unhurt.

At the hospital, one of the men in the car was arrested by police when officers found suspected narcotics on his person. Police say he also had a gun, which was previously reported stolen in University City.

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