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. 

This comes after a 6-year-old was shot while in a car in South City Saturday afternoon.

The boy was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. No additional information has been released at this time. 

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