Man near death after north city shooting, police say

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A man is in critical condition at the hospital after being shot while driving in north city, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said. The shooting took place in the 1500 block of Destrehan Street, but the car traveled several blocks farther before crashing into a light pole.

The man, who police have not identified but say is 23,  was shot in the head.  A woman was also in the car at the time of the shooting, but she was not wounded.

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