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3 people, including 1-year-old child, injured in separate St. Louis shootings

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Police on the scene of an early morning shooting on Wednesday. Police on the scene of an early morning shooting on Wednesday.
Authorities speak with witnesses after a one-year-old child was shot on Tuesday evening. Authorities speak with witnesses after a one-year-old child was shot on Tuesday evening.
Authorities speak with people on the scene of an evening shooting on Tuesday. Authorities speak with people on the scene of an evening shooting on Tuesday.

NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - Three people, including a child, were shot in separate shootings in North St. Louis.

Police were called to the 8700 block of North Broadway, in Hickey Park, Tuesday night after a one-year-old boy was shot. The child was in a vehicle with his parents when gunshots were heard. The parents noticed that their son was hit. One round of bullets went through both child's thighs.

The child is listed in stable condition at a St. Louis hospital. Doctors said he will survive. The shooting marks the eighth time a child has been shot in the St. Louis area in 2015.

After the shooting, community leaders told News 4 it is time for stand up for the safety of children.

"The Ferguson situation happened and they said 'Black Lives Matter." Certainly children's lives matter, that's what we ought to be concentrating on, how we can protect our children," said Reverend B.T. Rice

Police also responded to two other shootings. Early Wednesday morning, homicide detectives were called to a shooting near Union Boulevard and Highland Avenue. Authorities found a man in his mid-20s who had been shot in his stomach. The victim is in critical, unstable condition.

On Tuesday evening in the 7500 block of Hall Street. Authorities were called to the scene just before 6:30 p.m. Police found a man in his 30s who had been grazed on his right ear by a bullet.

If you know information about any of the three shootings, police are asking for you to call authorities or CrimeStoppers.

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