ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a 2-year-old girl was injured during a shooting in Ferguson Friday morning.
Editor's note: A previous version of this story said the shooting happened in St. Louis city. A spokesperson from the St. Louis police department said further investigation revealed the incident didn't happen in the city. Officials believe it happened in St. Louis County.
Ferguson police said a man contacted the police department and said the incident happened in Ferguson and not St. Louis.
According to Ferguson police, the incident happened around 6:30 a.m. when a pickup truck and a van had been traveling southbound on S. Elizabeth Avenue and then turned southbound onto Bermuda Road. The truck attempted to pass the van and police believe the vehicles collided at that time.
Police said it's being reported that the driver of the van exited his vehicle and began shooting at the truck, striking the 2 year old child inside. The van is being described as a light in color (white/tan) work van.
Police said in the report that they were unable to locate a scene and unable to locate the 32-year-old man’s vehicle.
The 2-year-old’s condition has not been made available, but her vitals were considered stable when she arrived at a hospital.
Anyone with information related to this incident they are encouraged to contact the Ferguson Police Department at 314-522-3100 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.