One year old shot in stomach fights for his life

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-  The St. Louis Metro Police Department is working on a double shooting that sent a baby and a young father to a hospital Wednesday night.

The shooting occurred in the 600 block of Emma, just after 10 p.m.

According to police, a young couple was walking home with their baby, when suddenly someone fired several shots at them. The 23-year-old father and one-year-old baby were both injured. The baby was shot in the stomach and the father was shot in the back and stomach.

They were rushed an area hospital. The mother was not hurt. Homicide detectives searched the scene for evidence and did recover a gun. This is still an ongoing investigation.