Shooting investigation closes part of I-55 in south St. Louis County


ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Police Department closed a section of southbound Interstate 55 Tuesday afternoon to investigate a shooting.

According to Officer Tracy Panus, a county police spokeswoman, the shooting occurred just after 2:10 p.m. on I-55 near Union Road.

The victim, an adult man, had been shot and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The man’s injury was not life-threatening, Panus said.

Police closed the southbound lanes of I-55 between Union and Reavis Barracks roads.

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