Victim shot during attempted carjacking in north St. Louis
By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV.com) -- Police said a man was shot in the back as he fled from a would-be carjacker in north St. Louis early Monday morning.
According to reports, the shooting happened in the 6100 block of Page Avenue around 12:20 a.m.
The victim told police he was seated in his car when someone approached and pointed a gun at him. The victim said he was ordered to get out of the vehicle. Instead, the victim sped away. While the victim was driving away, the suspect fired at least one shot, striking the victim in the back, authorities said. He was treated and released from a St. Louis hospital.