Raw: Man shot during argument outside north St. Louis business

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 10:47 AM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 12:28 AM

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – An argument between two men escalates when one man pulls out a weapon and fires outside a north St. Louis business.

The incident reportedly began around 1 a.m., when a 43-year-old man was inside a business on the 4000 block of Peck when he got into a fight with another male.

The second man pulled out a weapon as the fighting continued outside the establishment. The man fired several times at the 43-year-old victim, hitting him in the leg and stomach.

A friend drove the victim to a nearby hospital and the suspect fled.

Police describe the suspect as being a black male wearing a green jacket and tan pants.

At last check, the victim is stable.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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