Customer injured after bullets burst through south St. Louis diner

Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 5:53 AM CDT
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SOUTH ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Over a dozen shots were fired near a South City diner, injuring a customer overnight Thursday.

Outside the Courtesy Diner in the 1100 block of Hampton Avenue, multiple bullet holes penetrated the large glass window after midnight. Shortly before the shooting, police said an employee chased after a table of accused dine-and-dashers. Soon after gunfire was heard from Crescent Avenue just past midnight.

A 63-year-old woman who was eating inside was struck by a bullet in her leg. No one else was injured.