South St. Louis Shooting Leaves Woman In Critical Condition

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SOUTH ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-A woman is in critical condition after a shooting early Sunday morning at South Grand and Lafayette. The suspects, a man and woman, were going through the trunk of a car on that corner when the car the victim was in turned westbound onto Lafayette just before 4:00am. The suspects then stepped into the path of the car. The male suspect had a gun.

The driver of the car tried to back up and that’s when the male suspect shot at the car, striking the 28 year old female passenger. The male driver, 26, was not wounded. He drove the victim to a local hospital where she is listed in critical condition.

The suspects remain at large. The male suspect is described at a black male, age 16 to 21, 5’8” to 5’10” with a light complexion. The female suspect is a also black, age 16 to 21, around 5’8” tall with a heavy build, light complexion, and so-called frizzy hair.

St. Louis Police are investigating.