9 Yeard Old Child Shot In North County

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The St Louis County Police Department is working a shooting in NorthSt. LouisCounty that involves the shooting of a 9 year old child.  The incident occurred in the 5500 block o f Albia, dent is near the intersection of Lucas & Hunt and I-70. According to police two children ages 9 and 10 were left at home, while family members went on a quick errand.

Police say that the 10 year old accidently shot the 9 year in the back, with a gun owned by the family. The child was transported to a local hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.

The case is still under investigation and the family still could be charged in the incident.