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3 children injured in University City shooting

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UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Three people were shot, including two babies, in a drive-by shooting that occurred in University City on Friday night.

Police said two adults and three children were driving in an SUV near the intersection of Ferguson and Plymouth when witnesses said two dark-colored sedans pulled behind and beside their vehicle and opened fire.

An 18-month-old child was shot in the back and a 9-month-old child was shot in the head. Both are in critical condition, police said.  A 24-year old woman was also shot in the arm. The 28-year old driver and a 5-year-old suffered minor injuries from flying glass.

Those who work and live nearby were upset to hear that children were the victims of gun violence. 

"You can kind of understand gang violence, them shooting at each other. But to bring kids into it or innocence is really shocking to me. " 

Investigators said the victims were specifically targeted but are not saying what the connection is between the victims and the suspects.

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