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1 killed in robbery attempt near St. Louis casino

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A man waiting for a party bus outside a St. Louis casino was killed. A man waiting for a party bus outside a St. Louis casino was killed.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A man waiting for a party bus outside a St. Louis casino is killed after being shot in the back by a gunman who tried to rob him.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1j4QkAX ) reports the victim, who was in his 20s, was approached at 1:47 a.m. outside Lumiere Place Casino and Hotel by a man who attempted to rob him before shooting him.

The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital. 

A woman in her mid-20s who was shot in the buttocks was taken to a hospital where she was listed in stable condition.

Police are asking for help from anyone who has information about the shootings.

Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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