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Police: Child shot in south St. Louis

By Kevin S. Held,


ST. LOUIS – Homicide detectives have been summoned to a south St. Louis neighborhood after a shooting involving a young child.

According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting occurred just before 8:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of LaSalle Lane, located in the Peabody-Darst-Webbe neighborhood.

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Police claim the child suffered a gunshot wound to their temple and was taken to a hospital.

The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately known.

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