Overnight shooting on Stan Musial Bridge under investigation

Published: May. 20, 2023 at 6:33 AM CDT|Updated: May. 20, 2023 at 10:41 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight on the Stan Musial Bridge.

According to SLMPD, the shooting happened around 10:15 p.m. Friday on the Stan Musial Bridge near I-70. Officers that responded found shell casings and an unoccupied silver truck with ballistic damage. Police say Illinois State Police received a call to check on the well-being of an unconscious person inside the silver truck. A short time later, ISP received a call about a man who was dropped off at an East St. Louis hospital, suffering from gunshot wounds. The man told ISP Troopers that he was driving on the Stan Musial Bridge when he heard gunshots and then felt pain.

He was airlifted to a city hospital where he was listed in critical/unstable condition. Due to the man’s critical condition, the Homicide Division responded and assumed the ongoing investigation.

News 4 will update this story once more information has been released.