- Associated Press - Monday, May 16, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating after a 21-year-old shoplifting suspect was shot in the shoulder during an altercation with a grocery store security guard.

Police say the suspect was allegedly putting steaks and toilet paper down his pants at a Save-A-Lot store in north St. Louis. The guard confronted him. The suspect was shot during the altercation.

The man went to a restaurant, where an employee called police. The suspect is hospitalized in stable condition.


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