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North Kingshighway shutdown for accident and shooting investigation

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis police department is investigating a shooting that caused a multi-vehicle accident at Kingshighway and Bircher Boulevard Monday night shortly before 9 p.m.

According to police, an adult male was shot in the back suffering a serious injury that caused the accident.

Police say the male was conscious and breathing when he was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The St. Louis Fire Department reports that 3 additional patients were transported with minor injuries.

An investigation is ongoing.