Woman, 9-year-old girl wounded in shooting

ST. LOUIS – A woman was shot twice and a 9-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet Saturday night in the 1100 block of S. 14th Street Saturday evening.

Witnesses told NewsChannel 5 a white Nissan pulled up to the area, a man got out and walked into a nearby home. Two or three other men lurking nearby started shooting, but missed the man.

The witnesses say the 9-year-old girl was inside a home when a bullet came through a window and grazed her buttocks. Her injury is described as minor.

Police say a woman in her 20s was sitting in a car near the scene when she was struck by bullets in arm and buttocks. She was taken to an area hospital and listed as stable.

There's no word if police have any suspects.


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