Man shot on Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -  Police are investing an early morning shooting in downtown St. Louis Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened just before 12:30 a.m on Washington Avenue at  North 15th Street.

Police found several shell casings in the street and the window of the nearby Levine hat company was shattered by a bullet.

According to authorities, the victim was taken to the hospital where he is expected to survive.