FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal says that gunshots were fired in her direction as she got out of a car in Ferguson. She locked herself in the vehicle in an abundance of caution.
The shooting occurred at around 3:50pm. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting victim in Ferguson’s Park Ridge Apartments is male. He was breathing and alert when taken to Barnes-Jewish hospital.
Ferguson police are investigating the incident. They are looking for a suspect in a maroon sedan.
Sen. Chappelle-Nadal was in the area to visit #HealSTL. It is an effort to mobilize voters and provide leadership training after the shooting of Michael Brown.