ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A 5-year-old girl was shot while riding in a car in midtown St. Louis Thursday night, police said.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Grand and Lindell around 10:00 p.m.

The child was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Police later said the girl was listed as stable with a gunshot wound to the arm.

According to police, another 5-year-old girl and three adults were in the car at the time of the shooting. None of them were injured in the incident.

Editor's note: Police originally told News 4 the child shot was a boy, but early Friday morning revised their account to girl.

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