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Car wash employee shot during robbery attempt

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - A car wash employee remains in critical condition after being shot during a robbery attempt that happened around 5 pm Friday evening. The armed suspect walked into the car wash on south Vadeventer and Clayton and announced a robbery.

A 60-year-old employee began to struggle with the suspect, who fired a shot hitting the man in the stomach.

The suspect then ran to a white Chevy Impala with three other men inside and sped away.

The gunman is described as a 20 to 30-year-old male, six feet tall and around 200 pounds. He was wearing a red cap and jacket.

If you have any information on this crime, please call the St. Louis police.

5 comments

    • rose

      BYEBYE, Would this poor man have been better off if he had a knife rip his stomach open, or a sharpened screwdriver? No matter what their weapon of choice, it is still a violent crime.

  • 6stn

    Great description of the suspect. Sounds like they ought to bring in the entire Cardinal team for questioning.

  • Tarmika

    The victim is someone I know very well. He has been in my life for multiple years. He has a wife and children at home. Please keep him in your prayers. ♡

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