Restaurant workers capture shooting suspect

2 years 9 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, March 25 2015 Mar 25, 2015 Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:30:32 PM CDT March 25, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police say restaurant workers captured a man suspected of shooting someone following a dispute at a MetroLink light rail station near Union Station.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the 19-year-old suspect was caught Tuesday night after allegedly shooting a 17-year-old in the abdomen. The victim is hospitalized in stable condition.

A woman told police she and the suspect were arguing, and she threatened to spray him with pepper spray. He ran and allegedly pulled out a gun, firing one shot as he was running.

The victim was then found wounded. A witness told police that the victim had been arguing with the suspect.

As police chased the suspect, he was apprehended by two employees of a restaurant. The suspect's name has not been released.

 

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