(KMOV) -- Police are investigating after a student was shot near his University City school Tuesday afternoon.
The shooting happened near the intersection of at 81st Street and Blancha Drive around 3 p.m.
Officers arrived to the scene and found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition.
Police say shortly after discovering the victim, officers spotted a car fleeing the scene. That vehicle was stopped in the 7800 block of Olive. One woman and three men were taken into custody.
According to University City Police, a handgun was recovered from the suspects’ vehicle.
Police told school officials the incident involved a student from Lieberman Learning Center, which is located near where the incident occurred.
Additional details were not immediately available.