ST. LOUIS ( --- Authorities are investigating after a car stolen out of the Metro East area was linked to a shooting in downtown St. Louis Thursday. 

Officers arrived to the 8300 block of N. Broadway just before 12:30 a.m. where they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said a 26-year-old man was found shot in the chest and a 33-year-old man was suffering from a gunshot wound to the back.

While investigating, authorities learned the 26-year-old man was at the Convenience Xpress on N. Broadway with a 19-year-old woman when they got into an argument with another man. During the argument, the suspect reportedly fired shots at them before fleeing the scene in a white pickup truck.

Police said a 33-year-old man was struck by gunfire as he was standing near the area of N. Broadway and Fremont. 

Both the 26-year-old man and the 33-year-old man were taken to the hospital but the woman was not injured during the shooting. 

The car belonging to the victim's was reported stolen from Edwardsville and a stolen gun was also found inside the car, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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