St. Louis ( KSDK ) -- A shooting victim is listed as critical and unstable this hour, after he was hit by a hailstorm of bullets just before noon Sunday.
The attack happened as the victim was standing on a parking lot in the 1700 block of Cochran Place, just north of downtown St. Louis.
A KSDK photojournalist counted at least 16 shell casings on the ground.
Police tell NewsChannel 5 the victim was hit several times in the upper torso. There is no word yet on suspects.