Grocery store security guard shoots suspected shoplifter in St. Louis

1 year 9 months 3 days ago Monday, May 16 2016 May 16, 2016 Monday, May 16, 2016 8:05:08 AM CDT May 16, 2016 in Continuous News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating after a 21-year-old shoplifting suspect was shot in the shoulder during an altercation with a grocery store security guard.

Police say the suspect was allegedly putting steaks and toilet paper down his pants at a Save-A-Lot store in north St. Louis. The guard confronted him. The suspect was shot during the altercation.

The man went to a restaurant, where an employee called police. The suspect is hospitalized in stable condition.

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