Man accused of firing shots along busy St. Louis County road

4 years 2 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, May 19 2015 May 19, 2015 Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:44:35 AM CDT May 19, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

BALLWIN (AP) - A 34-year-old man was accused Monday of firing shots along busy Manchester Road in St. Louis County, striking at least two vehicles.

Authorities said the suspect, from Ballwin, fired a revolver about 1:30 p.m. Monday on a car dealership lot, drove away in his Cadillac Escalade and fired more shots before pulling into a Walgreens parking lot.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the man drove back onto Manchester Road and struck a car, injuring a woman. The man ran from his Escalade after the accident and jumped into a creek, where an officer used a stun gun to arrest him.

Police said no one was hurt in the vehicles struck by bullets. Police recovered a revolver on the car dealership lot and another handgun inside the Escalade.

 

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