Man shot, abandoned in woods

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

FESTUS, Mo. (AP) -- Police are searching for a suspect who shot a man, then abandoned him in a wooded area of eastern Missouri.

The incident happened Monday. Police say a man was shot in the foot with a shotgun in St. Louis, then driven to a wooded area near Festus in Jefferson County and left stranded.

No word on a motive for the shooting. Police are searching for a suspect seen fleeing in a white Chevrolet Cavalier.

The victim was hospitalized with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.

Information from: KMOV-TV,

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