Police investigate man shot in back on Beacon Avenue

3:59 AM, Aug 1, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - Police say a 21 year old man is hospitalized in serious but stable condition this morning, after he was shot in the back around 11:45 Tuesday night.

The attack happened outside a home on Beacon Avenue near Bircher Boulevard in north St. Louis.

Witnesses told police the victim; whose name has not been released, was sitting on the trunk of a car when another man walked out of the gangway and opened fire on the victim.

Police say the suspect then reportedly ran from the scene.  No motive known for the shooting and the suspect has not yet been identified.

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