ST. LOUIS – Four people were taken to the hospital after a triple shooting in St. Louis Wednesday afternoon.

Police said the shooting happened a little before 5 p.m. on the 5200 block of Minerva Avenue. When police arrived on the scene, they found three men suffering from gunshot wounds.

One was shot in the back, one was shot in the left leg and another was shot in the right arm. All three were conscious and breathing when they were taken to the hospital.

A fourth person was taken to the hospital by someone else. He was shot in the leg and lower back and was listed in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.