ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - St. Louis police are investigating what led to a shooting of a man who tried to drive away from the gunfire, only to crash into a utility pole just a block away after being hit by the gunfire.
The incident unfolded around 8:00 a.m. near the corner of 20th and East Prairie where police say as many as seven shots were fired at the victim who was inside his car and then sped away from the attack.
The unidentified victim didn't get far howveer, before colliding with the pole at 20th and Gano. The man was transported to an area hospital with critical injuries.
No other information is currently available.