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Armed man tries to carjack MO State Senator Nasheed

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed became a victim of violence in the city of St. Louis. Just after midnight Saturday, Nasheed tweeted that she had just had a gun pointed at her while getting out of her car.

St. Louis police released a report on the incident which occurred around 10:30pm. After the 41-year old had parked her car outside her home in the 4000 block of Olive, another car drove up and a man got out. The suspect pointed a gun at Nasheed, demanding her keys. When she refused, he threatened to kill her.  She still refused and told the man "to do what he was going to do." The suspect got back in the car, which drove away.

Nasheed is known to have a conceal carry permit, but she was not armed Saturday. In October, she had been taken into custody after having her gun at a protest in Ferguson.  On Saturday night, she had gone to a candlelight vigil and decided to keep her gun away from the peaceful event.

The suspect in the attempted carjacking is described as a black male, 20-25 years old, 120-130 lbs., 5'2"-5'3", with a thin build, medium brown complexion, brown eyes, and black hair. He was clean shaven and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. He was driving a grey, older model 4-door sedan with tinted windows.