Gunmen in passing car open fire on victim in Baden neighborhood

4:21 AM, Oct 10, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - A man sitting on his porch Tuesday night ended up in a hospital after he was shot in the leg by several gunmen who stopped in front of his home and began shooting.

The unidentified 34 year old victim told investigators he was standing outside his home in the 800 block of Wall Street in the Baden neighborhood around 8:30 Tuesday evening.  A gold Chevrolet Malibu pulled in front of the victims home.

The victim asked the two men and woman in the passing car what they wanted and they responded with a barrage of shots, then fleeing in the car.

Authorities say they found evidence of six to eight shots being fired at the man.

No further description of the people who fled in the car.  The victim's injury was not believe to be life threatening.

No motive for the attack is known.

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