ST. LOUIS ( – A 3-year-old was injured when shots were fired late Monday night in north St. Louis.

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Scene at a gas station on Natural Bridge after a late-night shooting.

The toddler and his mother were reportedly sitting in a car at a gas station in the 5700 block of Natural Bridge waiting on a third victim, a 27-year-old man. 

When the man walked out of the gas station, the suspect fired at him. The man retreated into the gas station and the suspect turned the gun on the vehicle, firing shots into the car.

The shooting happened just after 11:40 p.m.

The boy was injured by glass. Nobody was struck by the gunfire.

Following the incident, the mother drove a short distance and called for police.

The suspect was described as a black male, 25 to 28-years old, 5’9”, 145 lbs., with shoulder-length dreadlocks and multiple tattoos on his face and neck.

He was wearing a dark hooded jacket with the hood up and camouflage pants.

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