ST. LOUIS, MO. – Police called for backup after a shooting at a gas station in downtown St. Louis. The “Officer in need of aid” call went out at around 11:00 am today and that typically brings a massive police presence to the scene.
Someone was shot at near the intersection of North Tucker and Convention Plaza, according to police. The shooting may have occurred at the nearby Shell gas station. Many people fled the scene.
Witnesses tell FOX 2 reporter Kelley Hoskins that there was an attempted carjacking at the gas station. The victim pulled out a weapon and fired multiple shots. The suspects fled on Tucker and crashed.
Pictures from the scene show one vehicle flipped and another with front-end damage.
One person was taken into police custody during the incident and no officers were injured.
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