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Man seriously injured in shooting at Highway 141 and Gravois Bluffs

Police said the victim was taken to an area hospital for life-saving treatment

FENTON, Mo. — A man was seriously injured in a shooting in the area of Highway 141 and Gravois Bluffs Boulevard in Fenton Tuesday afternoon.

The St. Louis County Police Department was called to the area at around 12:32 p.m. for a shooting. 

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital for life-saving treatment.

Police said the suspect and the victim were in a car when an altercation broke out between at least two people inside the car. One person in the car pulled out a gun and shots were fired during the altercation, hitting the victim.

A suspect is currently in custody.

Highway 141 was closed in the area after the incident but has since reopened. One southbound lane remains closed at Gravois Bluffs, according to MoDOT.

This is a developing story and will be updated as 5 On Your Side confirms more information.

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