PINE LAWN, Mo. (KSDK) - St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office charged a 31-year-old man for the shooting of a Pine Lawn boy last week.
Jerome McKay, of Northwoods, Mo., faces charges of first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the shooting of an 8-year-old Friday night. He is the cousin of the boy, according to a police spokesman.
Friday, people in the area of 3700 block of Manola Avenue heard three gunshots. The boy was shot and rushed to the hospital, where he was in stable condition Saturday.
Police chased McKay to the intersection of Carter and West Florissant, where he was arrested.