St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - Two people are hospitalized in critical condition this morning after they were struck by bullets fire from an assault rifle in north St. Louis Thursday evening.
Police responded to a shots fired call outside a home in the 5600 block of Highland Avenue around 7:20 pm. That's were a group of a dozen people were visiting on the porch of a home.
Witness told police two men emerged from a gangway across the street and opened fire on the group, striking a 26 year old man and a 16 year old juvenile.
A victim of the attack began firing his own weapon from the porch, but apparently didn't hit either of the gunmen who fled the scene on foot.
While investigating the shooting scene on Highland, officers located an AK-47 assault rifle nearby, on the ground at Clara and Wabada.
No names have been released on the victim. None of the other ten people who were shot at were injured, and a motive has not been identified.