Man shot in face while driving on I-70

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ St. Louis police say a man was critically injured when he was shot in the face while driving on a freeway.

Police say the victim was wounded shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday on westbound Interstate 70 in north St. Louis. Authorities say he was conscious and breathing when taken to a hospital. His medical status was not immediately clear Wednesday.

A woman passenger in the vehicle was uninjured.

There was no immediate word on any arrests or charges.