2 killed, 1 hurt in shooting near downtown St. Louis

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, March 31 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:49:00 AM CDT March 31, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police said a 9-year-old girl survived a shooting that killed her mother and a man near downtown St. Louis.

Authorities are investigating after the victims' car was shot at while traveling on a street Monday night. The assailants fired from their vehicle into the victims' car and chased them until the car stopped.

St. Louis Police Capt. Mike Sack said the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was dead on arrival at a local hospital.

Sack said the girl is recovering at a hospital and her injuries aren't life-threatening.

Police had announced no suspects as of Monday night. Sack said it appears the victims were targeted.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact police.

 

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