Young Girl Shot in the Head During a Drug Deal
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police say a bystander 7-year-old girl was shot in the head on a playground after being caught in the middle of gunfire.
Police did not immediately identify the girl wounded in the shooting Sunday at a housing complex near downtown.
Police say she underwent surgery and was hospitalized, though her medical status was not available Monday.
Investigators say the suspect apparently was firing at a young man who apparently owed him money, accidentally shooting the girl. The would-be target of the shooting was not injured.
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