ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KSDK) -- A man is in custody after shooting another man he says was stealing copper from his property Friday night.
Police say around 9:00 p.m. the property owner found a 55-year-old man he believed was stealing copper, pursued him, and attempted to detain him. After a short physical confrontation, the owner shot the victim in the shoulder with a shotgun.
The shooting victim is in stable condition. Charges against the property owner are pending.