Toddler Falls from 4th Floor of St. Louis Shelter
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Leaders of a St. Louis homeless shelter say they'll investigate whether changes are needed after a 3-year-old boy tumbled out of a fourth-floor window.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the boy was bouncing on a bed Wednesday night at the Gateway 180 shelter when he fell through an open window. He landed on a roof deck of the second floor and escaped serious injury. He spent the night at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital as a precaution.
The shelter's leaders say they're contacting the company that installed the windows to see if something can be done to improve safety.
Gateway 180 is the largest 24-hour emergency shelter for women, children and families in Missouri, housing about 45 families on an average night.