Man Sustains Injury to the Head During a Gunfight in South St. Louis

A 40-year-old man is suffering from a gunshot injury following a Sunday night gunfight in south St. Louis.

According to a police report, the victim was walking towards the 4200 block of Louisiana, Dutchman neighborhood to challenge a man over a disagreement they had earlier.

Officials said a gunfight ensued between the men when the 40-year-old victim’s arrival. The victim sustained a gunshot to his head during the fight.

He was taken to a nearby hospital where he is now recovering.

No other details were released immediately. Authorities said investigations are ongoing.