2 Shot within 15 minutes in North County late Sunday night
A man was shot at a Conoco gas station in the 4400 block of Jennings Station Road in Pine Lawn. By Stephanie Baumer
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Two men were shot within 15 minutes at separate locations in North County late Sunday night.
The first shooting occurred just before 9:30 p.m. at the apartments on Drgaonwyck near a BP gas station. Police say a man was shot once in the shoulder and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities say they believe the victim and suspect knew each other.
Roughly 15 minutes later, a man armed with two revolvers attempted to rob a gas station in the 4400 block of Jennings Station Road in Pine Lawn. The gas station clerk was shot in the leg and was taken to the hospital.
The suspect did not take anything and left on foot following the shooting.
The attempted robbery suspect is described as a black man, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-8 and 150 pounds. Police say the suspect was wearing a green Adidas hoodie, jeans and a dark shirt at the time of the robbery.
Police said they do not believe the two crimes are connected.