NORTH ST. LOUIS ( - Police are investigating a two shootings that happened blocks apart in north St. Louis Saturday evening.

A 23-year-old man was shot in the lower back near the intersection of Aldine and Taylor just after 7:30 p.m. Detectives said he was driving in the area with a 24-year-old women and a one-year-old child when he was struck. 

Police said he was conscious and breathing when he was taken to a hospital. The woman and child were not injured.

A few minutes later, 58-year-old Bridgette Johnson was shot and killed near the intersection of Newcomb and Marcus.

Other information was not immediately known.

Note: Police originally said man and woman were victims in the same shooting

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