: How the man arrived at the police station and the chronology of the incident updated with information from the police incident report
St. Louis Police officers were driving north in the 4000 block of Union, near the North Patrol station, when a car traveling south crossed the center line and stopped in front of them.
Out jumped a 23-year-old black man, who took off running. One officer gave pursuit, while the other checked out the car.
Inside he found a 32-year-old white man, bleeding from a gunshot wound in the ribs.
The injured man in the car told police the other guy had jumped into his car and held a gun on him. When the man drove toward the police car, the would-be robber shot him and ran.
That man was caught by the pursing officer near Union Boulevard and Margareta Avenue. That fast-running officer also recovered a handgun. The shooter is being held on first-degree assault and first-degree robbery charges. The victim is at an area hospital in critical but stable condition.