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Man killed in robbery attempt near St. Louis casino

Saturday, July 5, 2014 | 4:58 p.m. CDT

ST. LOUIS — A man waiting for a party bus outside a St. Louis casino is killed after being shot in the back by a gunman who tried to rob him.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the victim, who was in his 20s, was approached at 1:47 a.m. outside Lumiere Place Casino and Hotel by a man who attempted to rob him before shooting him.

The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital. A woman in her mid-20s who was shot in the buttocks was taken to a hospital where she was listed in stable condition.

Police are asking for help from anyone who has information about the shootings.

 


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