24-year-old man fatally shot on Schnucks parking lot

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NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The holiday weekend ends with a man shot to death in a grocery store parking lot in North St. Louis County.

Shoppers are stunned by what happened in the grocery store shopping lot located at Schnucks on Bellefontaine Road at Interstate 270.

The shooting happened at 12:45 pm Monday afternoon when two men who apparently knew each other got into an argument in the parking lot.

We don`t know why they were here, but witnesses say during the argument one of them pulled a gun on the other and fired; hitting the 24-year-old victim at least once.

He was rushed to the hospital but died after he arrived.

People who shop here and live near here are angry that it happened at such a public place on a busy afternoon.

Police have a suspect in custody.

Police have not released the victim`s name until his family can be reached.

Anyone with any information regarding the homicide is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-Tips.