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6-year-old girl recovering in hospital after being shot Sunday night, police say

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A 6-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after she was shot in the back Sunday afternoon in the West End neighborhood of St. Louis.

Police say the young girl was riding in a car with a 26-year-old man when the suspect shot at the car with a rifle. The man suffered a gunshot wound to his side while the young girls was hit in the back.

Both the man and the young girl were transported to a hospital where they were listed in critical/stable condition.

The suspect is unknown at this time but the victim describes him as tall, with short hair, wearing a white t-shirt and jeans.

The investigation is ongoing.  

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