Man shot trying to break-up a fight

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A 26-year-old man is in a local hospital after being shot in the leg, while trying to break-up a fight between two groups of females outside a lounge.

The shooting occurred just after 1:30 am Sunday morning, in the 5400 block of Dr. Martin Luther King.

The victim heard a gunshot, and that’s when he felt a sharp pain in his leg.

An investigation is ongoing.