They could afford a gun -- but not a car. Two thugs riding around south St. Louis on their bicycles last night fired upon two other bicyclists in what may go down as the most pathetic street crime of the year.
The incident occurred around 10:50 p.m. Wednesday night in the 2000 block of Miami
above. Police report that the two suspects -- in their mid-20s -- confronted two other bicyclists age 19 and 20.
After exchanging a few words one of the suspects -- described as an African-American with medium-length dreadlocks, a white T-shirt and khaki shorts -- pulled out a hand gun and fired at the the two victims. The 20-year-old was shot in the back; the 19-year-old in the leg. Both are in stable condition in an area hospital.
The suspects, meanwhile, pedaled away -- whereabouts unknown. Police describe the second suspect as an African-American with a short Afro and wearing a white T-shirt and jean shorts. Jorts
!? And here I thought being a 20-something gangbanger on a bicycle was embarrassing enough!