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St. Louis County police investigate shooting of 15-year-old

March 3, 2020 GMT

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy critically injured.

Police were called to Christian Northwest Hospital in Florissant Monday night, where the victim was being treated. The injuries are considered life-threatening.

Police spokesman Benjamin Granda said officers learned that the victim was a passenger in a car when someone in another vehicle fired several shots into the rear of the vehicle.

The driver of the car that was attacked, a 25-year-old woman, and two boys ages 6 and 4, who were in the back seat, were not injured.