(KMOV.com) Authorities are investigating after a man was hospitalized after being shot in north St. Louis early Tuesday morning.
Authorities said a 38-year-old man was in the driver’s seat of an SUV in the 3700 block of N. Market around 12:20 a.m. when another man approached the vehicle and exchanged words with him.
Police said the man who approached then fired several shots, striking the driver in the upper torso. He managed to make it to the 2500 block of N. Grand and was then transported to the hospital in critical condition.
Authorities said the victim’s brother was around the vehicle when the shooting happened, but he fled the scene on foot.
Additional information was not immediately available.