Brian Kelly Twitter @brpkelly

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-A man is in custody after shooting another man he says was stealing copper from his property in Affton Friday night.

St. Louis Police say the 31-year-old property owner followed the alleged thief from Affton to South Broadway and Gasconade in St. Louis. When he tried to detain him a scuffle broke out and the property owner shot the 55-year-old suspect in the shoulder with a shotgun.

The shooting victim is in stable condition. Charges against the property owner are pending.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS St. Louis

Shop KMOX Apparel
KMOX Podcasts

Listen Live