Drive-by shooting at St. Louis construction site

5 years 3 months 1 week ago Wednesday, December 31 2014 Dec 31, 2014 Wednesday, December 31, 2014 7:36:00 AM CST December 31, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are looking for four men who pulled out guns while driving by a construction site and began shooting.

One worker narrowly escaped serious injury when a bullet missed him but ricocheted off something and struck him in the side of the head. KMOV-TV (http://bit.ly/1xxJpEj ) reports that the worker fell, causing a bruise.

Witnesses said about two dozen shots were fired around 10 a.m. Monday at the site where construction crews are building a parking lot near Lumiere Place Casino. Police say four men in the car put guns out the window and started shooting.

At least one subcontractor has pulled out of the job as a result.

The motive for the shooting is not known.

 

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