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Police: Man pistol-whipped, shot in argument over property damage at business

The victim told police a man confronted him about property damage that happened inside a business near the 700 block of South Broadway.
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ST. LOUIS — A man was pistol-whipped and shot in the shoulder during an argument over property damage at a downtown St. Louis business.

Police said they were called to the 700 block of South Broadway at around 3 a.m. Saturday morning for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found a 34-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

The victim told police a man confronted him about property damage that happened inside a nearby business. He said the man then hit him in the head with a gun several times before shooting him in the shoulder. He said the man then ran off. 

The man was taken to the hospital for treatment, but he was expected to be OK.

The investigation is ongoing.

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