SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A 12-year-old boy is recovering at a local hospital after he was accidentally shot in south St. Louis City late Saturday night.
Just before midnight, police arrived to the 3400 block of Indiana where they found a 12-year-old boy who was shot in the hand. According to investigators, one of the boy's family members fired a warning shot at a person she thought was going to rob her.
The bullet ricocheted from the ground and struck the child.
The boy was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. No additional information has been released at this time.