Child wounded during gun battle in north St. Louis - KMOV.com

Child wounded during gun battle in north St. Louis

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

 

(KMOV.com) – A 6-year-old child is recovering in a hospital after being shot while playing on his front porch Sunday evening in north St. Louis.

Police said the shooting happened in the 4500 block of Cote Brilliante around 8:22 p.m.

According to reports, people in two vehicles got into a gun battle near the home.  Police said the child was an innocent bystander and was not targeted.

The young boy received a gunshot  wound to the arm.  He was rushed to a St. Louis hospital for treatment.  His condition is unknown, but doctors indicate he has been stabilized and should make a full recovery.

Police are investigating the shooting.

 

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