Two critically injured in downtown drive-by

ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - Two men were critically injured early Sunday morning in a drive-by shooting that started on 18th and Market Streets in downtown St. Louis.

Police say the victims' vehicle was leaving a gas station in the 1600 block of S. Jefferson when someone in a black SUV started firing shots in its direction. The suspects followed the victims' vehicle to 10th Street and Olive, and continued shooting at their car.

A 23-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his back, and a 27-year-old man was hit in his side. Both were transported to the hospital in critical/stable condition.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene, and no one is in custody.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-371-8477.


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