ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Friday, just before 9 pm, a shootout occurred outside a store located in the 1400 block of North Kingshighway in north St. Louis. Two men walking out of a store were approached by two other men, when one of them pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery.
One of victims of the robbery got into a struggle with the gunman, and was shot several times in the neck, cheek and shoulder. As both of the victims fled back into the store; they fired several shots at the suspects.
Both suspects fled to a green SUV, and drove away with the help of a third suspect.
Both victims of the robbery/shooting were taken to the hospital, where police arrested the second victim for gun possession, after being alerted he was a convicted felon.
Police say the gunshot victim is in critical but stable condition.
An investigation is ongoing.