Child injured in accidental south St. Louis shooting - KMOV.com

Child injured in accidental south St. Louis shooting

(KMOV) -- Police say a child was accidentally shot by his older cousin at a home in south St. Louis Friday night.

Police were called to the residence in the 4000 block of Pennsylvania around 6:30 pm. The victim's 18-year-old male cousin was taken into custody for questioning, but police say the incident is being handled as an accidental shooting.

The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

A female cousin of the victim said the boy is 13 years old, while police list the boy's age as 11.

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