Teen injured in downtown shooting

7:01 PM, Jul 29, 2012   |    comments
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(KSDK) - A teen was shot in the back early Sunday morning while walking with two friends on Locust in downtown St. Louis.

Police say just before 3:30 a.m. three men, ages 18, 23 and 20, were walking east in the 1200 block of Locust.  They heard gunshots and began to run.  As he was running the 18-year-old realized he had been shot in the back. 

A man and a woman who were seated in a car also heard the shots.  Their vehicle was struck with the gunfire.  The woman in the car was grazed in the leg by a bullet.  She was not injured.

The man who was shot in the back was transported to an area hospital by EMS.  He is in critical condition.

Witnesses said the shooter was in a dark-colored vehicle.


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