ST. LOUIS – A man was shot multiple times late Monday night in north St. Louis.

The shooting happened at about 11:30 p.m. on Cote Brilliante and Vandeventer Avenue. The man was conscious and breathing when he was taken to the hospital. He was listed in critical/stable condition.

The victim told police he was walking through a vacant lot in the 3900 block of Cote Brilliante when he saw two suspects parked and seated inside of a black Chevy SUV. He then said one of the suspects got out of the SUV and started shooting at him.

Police said one of the suspects is described as a Black man with dreadlocks who is between 5’6″ and 5’10”. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt at the time of the incident. A description of the second suspect is not known at this time.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene. FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.