Couple robbed, man shot in the back in downtown St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A late Friday night shooting in downtown St. Louis left a man with a gunshot wound in the back. Police say the victim and a woman were walking to their car at Walnut Street and Memorial Drive when they were approached by two men in a dark-colored sedan.

The driver got out with a handgun and demanded their property.

The woman gave the gunman her purse and the couple tried to run away.

The gunman then fired several shots hitting the victim.

The woman was not hurt.

The victim is now listed in stable condition.