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Robbers Shot Dellwood Man During Drug Deal, Police Say

Two 17-year-old North County men shot the victim, took his money and cell phone during a drug transaction Dec. 23, according to a St. Louis County Police report.

Two North County men robbed and shot a Dellwood resident during a drug deal Dec. 23, St. Louis County Police said.

Police said that Kai Bowers, 17, of the 4300 block of Vandals Drive south of Black Jack, arranged on Facebook to meet the victim to sell him drugs. Bowers went to the home in the 1600 block of Chesley drive in Dellwood with Dion Price, 17, of the 5200 block of Abington Drive in Black Jack.

When Bowers and Price arrived at the home, Price pulled out a handgun and asked for the money. When the victim refused, Price shot him in the leg, according to the St. Louis County Police report.

The victim then gave Bowers and Price his money and cell phone, police said. Officers found and arrested both defendants at Bowers’ home. The victim identified both men in a photo lineup.

Bowers and Price each were charged with first-degree assault, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action.

Both are being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $100,000 each for Bowers and Price.

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JoJo Bean December 29, 2012 at 07:20 PM
I don't think the guy that got shot is a victim. You commit a crime, you take a risk that something might happen. A victim is someone who is injured at no fault if their own!

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