South County man shot in carjacking

AFFTON, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis County Police Department's Bureau of Crimes Against Persons is investigating a shooting during a carjacking in South St. Louis County.  Police say the victim is a 27-year-old male who was shot in the chest.  He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

A spokesperson for the department said the suspect approached the victim in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Creek View Trail and demanded his car keys.  The suspect shot the victim, took his key and vehicle.

The victim is being treated for a non-life threatening injuries.