ST. LOUIS (AP) – A St. Louis area man who was shot and wounded in front of his four children in what police are calling an apparent road rage incident is a barbecue aficionado with more than 740,00 Instagram followers.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Greg Thomas says his son, 46-year-old Scott Thomas, “is OK.” He added that his 11-, 9-, 5- and 3-year-old grandchildren are “safe.”
Police spokesman Benjamin Granda says that as officers were responding to the shooting call, other officers stopped a Mitsubishi GTS nearby for passing traffic on the shoulder.
Granda says the two men the Mitsubishi were taken into custody in connection with the shooting.
Besides having a large social media following, Scott Thomas has a website known as www.grillinfools.com, with recipes and tips.