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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - An overnight shooting on Interstate 55 left one woman dead and a man seriously injured.

According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred just before 1 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-55 near Arsenal.

The driver turned around on I-55 and drove in the wrong direction to get to the Shell gas station for help. The passenger, identified as 25-year-old Sigaria Shanklin, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at that location.

The driver, who was shot in the side and leg, was taken to a hospital and listed in critical condition. Police could be seen taking a baby from an ambulance to a police car. The child was uninjured.

Shanklin was the child's aunt. The driver was said to be dating Shanklin's sister.

The interstate was closed for a short time following the shooting. Investigators have not identified a motive or possible suspects, but they believe the shooters were driving a grey sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry.