It’s been brought to our attention that two males began to engage in a verbal altercation regarding $10. Subsequently, the verbal altercation turned physical when the suspect reached for his firearm and shot the victim critically injuring him. The victim has been transported to a local area hospital where he passed.

(Authorities canvas the area searching for the suspect)

Authorities caught the suspect after a short foot pursuit. On behalf The New Real Stl News we would like to send our condolences to family friends of the victim.