Man in critical, unstable condition following overnight shooting

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-A man is fighting for his life this morning, after a shooting overnight in St. Louis city. Police say the victim was shot in his upper body just after 1:30 a.m. on Vandeventer Avenue at Dr. Martin Luther King Drive.

He was not breathing when he was taken to the hospital. He is listed in critical and unstable condition.

Homicide detectives are investigating.