Girl is 5th child shot in St. Louis in 24 hours


NORTH ST. LOUIS ( – A 7-year-old child was grazed by a bullet in north St. Louis City Friday evening.

 Four children were shot in the City of St. Louis in an eight-hour time span.

The shooting happened in the 4200 block of W. Evans, which is in the Vandeventer neighborhood, just after 5:30 p.m. The child was inside her home when shots were fired outside. One bullet entered the home, and the child suffered a graze wound to her arm, and was conscious and breathing when police arrived.

The 7-year-old is the fifth child shot in St. Louis City in a little more than 24 hours.

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