Man shot in back by stranger in north St. Louis alley

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ST. LOUIS MO (KTVI) – A 39-year-old man was walking in an alley in North St. Louis at around 11pm on Tuesday when he was shot at by a stranger. The victim says he was near the 4300 block of Saint Ferdinand when an unknown suspect approached him. The suspect started to fire gunshots.

The victim was hit in the neck and back as he fled from the scene. He was taken to the hospital and is in critical but stable condition.