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Man shot in Princeton Heights neighborhood Friday afternoon

The area of Wilcox Avenue and Christy Boulevard was taped off while police investigated.
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS — A man was shot in the torso in south St. Louis' Princeton Heights neighborhood Friday afternoon.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said police responded to the shooting call shortly after 4 p.m. on the 5000 block of Christy Boulevard

A 26-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound and was rushed to the hospital, where he was listed in critical, stable condition.

There were no homicides reported in the Princeton Heights neighborhood in 2018 or 2019. There were nine shootings in 2018 and eight shootings in 2019.

Anyone with information is asked to call the 314-444-5371, or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).


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