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Police: Man shot while driving on I-70 after attempting to purchase drugs from suspect

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NORTH ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A man was shot in the face while driving on Interstate 70 in north St. Louis Tuesday night.

According to police, the 23-year-old victim and another man were in the area of 4500 South Broadway to purchase drugs from the suspect just before 8 p.m. During the transaction, the suspect took the victims’ money and drove away.

The victims followed the suspect’s vehicle onto Interstate 70. After exiting the interstate near Adelaide, the suspect fired multiple shots towards the victims’ vehicle.

The victim was shot in the face and taken to the hospital in critical, stable condition. The vehicle the victim as inside sustained bullet damage.

The investigation is ongoing.

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