ST. LOUIS – Homicide detectives are investigating a double shooting at the intersection on St. Louis Ave and N. Vandeventer Ave.

The shooting occurred Thursday evening on the parking lot of a Midwest Petroleum gas station. Police say a man, woman, and their three children who are under three-years-old, were in a car when someone opened fire. The man and woman were both hit in the upper body and transported to a local hospital. The children were unharmed during the shooting.

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Police believe this incident wasn't random, and that the shooter knew the victims.

Both victims are listed in critical, but stable condition.

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