FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) – St. Louis County police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy critically injured.
Police were called to Christian Northwest Hospital in Florissant Monday night, where the victim was being treated.
The injuries are considered life-threatening.
Police spokesman Benjamin Granda says officers learned that the victim was a passenger in a car when someone in another vehicle fired several shots into the rear of the vehicle.
The driver of the car that was attacked, a 25-year-old woman, and two boys ages 6 and 4, who were in the back seat, were not injured.