St. Louis (KMOV.com) – Police say two men driving a reported stolen car were attacked when trying to buy drugs in the 5400 block of Claxton.
The incident happened just after midnight on Monday.
Police got the call for shots fired in the neighborhood, but didn’t catch up with the victims until they showed up at an area hospital.
The victims told police they were trying to buy drugs when the unknown suspects opened fire. Both victims were shot numerous times and are hospitalized in serious, but stable condition.
The names of the victims will be released if and when the Circuit Attorney’s Office issues warrants.
The search for the gunmen continue.