Man trying to steal car shot; police seek shooter
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis police are searching for a man who shot and critically wounded a would-be car thief.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the shooting happened Wednesday night. The 38-year-old shooting victim was struck in the right arm and left leg and is in critical but stable condition.
Police say the man was trying to steal a vehicle when a man, believed to be the owner of the car, saw him inside the car and ordered him out at gunpoint.
The would-be thief tried to run but was shot. The shooter drove away in the car.