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St. Louis Police Investigate Fatal Shooting Downtown

An argument leads to a fatal shooting in broad daylight on a downtown St. Louis street.

August 17, 2018 - 12:14 pm
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - An argument leads to a fatal shooting in broad daylight on a downtown St. Louis street.
 
Police say it was shortly before 11 a.m. when two acquaintances got into a quarrel on 9th Street just north of Pine.
 
They were reportedly arguing about a third person known to both of them, when one of the men pulled out a gun and fired several shots, killing the other man.
 
Bike patrol officers in a nearby substation heard the shots and came outside to find the suspect still holding the gun, and they successfuly convinced him to put it down.
 
No names have been released as the investigation continues.

Previous reporting:

St. Louis police are working a homicide case at 9th and Pine streets downtown.

The call came in about 10:50 Friday morning.

Police say the late morning murder of a man stemmed from an argument between acquaintances.
 
Two officers in a nearby substation heard the shots and arrested the alleged shooter.