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Child shot in foot by unknown shooter in south St. Louis

4:39 AM, May 2, 2013   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - A young boy was shot in the foot Wednesday while playing outside a home in south St. Louis, and the person responsible is being sought.

Police say just after 1:30 p.m. yesterday a father was inside his home in the 3700 block of Salena Street when he heard gunfire outside.

The man went to check on the child who was outside the house and discovered the three year old child had been struck by a bullet.

The child was taken to the hospital and is recovering from the injury.  No one has been identified as the shooter, and police are continuing to investigate to determine where the shots were fired.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.

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