"It was a miracle there wasn't any person hit by the rounds," Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons said. "This was an insanely dangerous thing that happened here."
Before 3 a.m. on July 3, the suspects allegedly chased a victim from north St. Louis into Granite City, where the victim lives. Once the victim crashed his car near the intersection of 23rd and Benton streets, the five suspects fired numerous times, hitting the victim's car but not injuring the fleeing victim.
Madison County Judge Janet Heflin set bail for each suspect at $1.5 million. Gibbons explained on Wednesday that his office argued for a high bond amount based on the risk to human life created by the suspects' actions.