Gunman riding bicycle shoots man in south St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS — Police are searching for the gunman who was on a bicycle when he shot a man early Monday before dawn.

It happened shortly before 4:30 a.m. at the BP gas station at Virginia and Bates in south St. Louis.

The victim was wounded in the lower extremities and was driven by a friend to the White Castle at Grand and Gravois where they called police for help.

The victim was conscious and breathing when he was transported to the hospital.