Couple shot while sitting in car with toddler

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ST. LOUIS – A man and woman were shot Tuesday afternoon while sitting in a vehicle in a north city neighborhood, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said.

According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, the shooting occurred in the 5500 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood.

The victims were taken to a hospital and said to be conscious and breathing.

Freeman said a three-year-old was in the car at the time of the shooting but not injured.

The investigation remains ongoing.