St. Louis (KSDK) -- A woman who was lost and asking for directions was shot overnight.
Police said an 18-year-old woman and 22-year-old man asked someone near Grand and West Florissant for directions around 2:47 a.m. Monday. They were directed to an alley in the 2100 block of E. Warne to meet someone who could help them.
The duo went into the alley and the woman was shot twice in the back. She was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
The man was not shot.