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.
Police believe this incident wasn't random, and that the shooter knew the victims.
Both victims are listed in critical, but stable condition.