- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say a 9-year-old girl survived a shooting that killed her mother and a man near downtown St. Louis.

Authorities are investigating after the victims’ car was shot at while traveling on a street Monday night. The assailants fired from their vehicle into the victims’ car and chased them until the car stopped.

St. Louis Police Capt. Mike Sack says the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was dead on arrival at a local hospital.

Sack says the girl is recovering at a hospital and her injuries aren’t life-threatening.

Police had announced no suspects as of Monday night. Sack says it appears the victims were targeted.



Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact police.

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