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Homeless Man Killed Downtown

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Homicide Downtown

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A shooting late last night has left a homeless man dead and a suspect in custody.

It happened behind the St. Patrick’s Center near the intersection of Hadley and Convention Plaza downtown.

Police say the two men had an argument earlier in the evening in which the victim punched the suspect in the face.

The suspect then left, got a gun, and returned.

When the two argued again, the victim indicated he had a gun. The suspect then pulled his own gun and shot the victim in the chest.

The victim died on the scene. The suspect waited for police, handed over his gun, and was arrested.

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