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3-year-old riding in car with dad injured during shooting in St. Louis

Someone fired multiple shots at the car they were in Friday evening
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Police units respond to the scene of an emergency.

ST. LOUIS — A 3-year-old boy was injured while he was in the car with his father Friday evening.

According to a police report from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, a 35-year-old man was driving in the area of Interstate 70 and Kingshighway around 6:45 p.m. when his vehicle was shot at multiple times. The people who shot at the vehicle were in an "old red car."

The man's 3-year-old son suffered a graze wound to his ankle and was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said. The man also suffered a graze wound to his leg.

A 2-year-old girl was also in the car at the time of the shooting but was not injured.

The investigation is ongoing.


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