Police said both victims were conscious and breathing upon arrival at the hospital
ST. LOUIS — Two people were injured during a shooting in north St. Louis on Thursday.
According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, officers responded to an area hospital after two people showed up with injuries from a shooting.
Around 2:45 p.m., a 19-year-old man arrived with a gunshot wound to his back and an 18-year-old woman arrived with a graze wound to her arm. Police said both victims were conscious and breathing upon arrival at the hospital.
The victims told police they were driving near Bircher Boulevard and Claxton Avenue when an unknown person or people started shooting into their vehicle. The man tried to drive away, but something happened with the vehicle and they couldn’t drive it past West Florissant and Claxton.
The man and woman got out of the vehicle and were rushed to the hospital by a witness.