(KMOV) – Police are looking for suspects after a 9-year-old boy was shot in the head while traveling in a vehicle in north St. Louis early Wednesday morning.
Authorities said the victim was a passenger in a vehicle traveling south on Goodfellow near Lillian just before 3:30 a.m. when at least one shot was fired into the car.
Police said the boy was struck once in the head. Authorities said the driver of the vehicle then drove to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s north patrol building.
From there the boy was taken to Children’s Hospital in critical condition.
Police did not release any information on suspects.
The cause of the shooting was unclear.