ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating after a man and woman were shot, but three children inside a car were spared.

KTVI-TV (http://bit.ly/1pPPJVj ) reports that the children were not hurt in the shooting that happened about 8 p.m. Thursday on the city's north side. The man and woman are both in critical but stable condition.

Police say the woman was shot outside the car, and the man was inside the vehicle. Police have not discussed a possible motive, and no arrests have been made. An investigation continues.

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Information from: KTVI-TV, http://www.fox2now.com/