Police: Boy, 7, struck by possible stray bullet

2 years 5 months 1 day ago Wednesday, March 16 2016 Mar 16, 2016 Wednesday, March 16, 2016 4:25:24 AM CDT March 16, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy was struck by what is believed to be a stray bullet as he walked to a store with his family in St. Louis.

St. Louis police Capt. Renee Kriesmann said that the boy was hit in the right cheek Tuesday morning as he walked with a group of adults and other children just east of Fairground Park. The boy, who has not been identified, was transported to a hospital by family members.

Kriesmann said that the boy may have been caught in the crossfire of gunshots.

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