12-year-old shot in St. Francois County Tuesday morning - KMOV.com

12-year-old shot in St. Francois County Tuesday morning

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ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 12-year-old boy was shot in St. Francois County Tuesday morning, according to officials. 

The child was transported to the hospital via helicopter after sustaining a gunshot wound in the 6100 block of Glore, located in Park Hills, around 7 a.m.

The boy was checking live-traps and apparently attempting to cross a fence when the weapon discharged, causing a “superficial wound near the eye,” police said.

The child’s condition has not been released.

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