9-year-old girl shot, killed in Ferguson

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FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) - A nine-year-old girl is dead and the child's mother wounded in a drive-by shooting Tuesday night in Ferguson.

According to police, the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 9200 block of Ellison Drive.

The girl, identified as Jamyla Bolden, was in her bedroom at the time of the shooting.

Investigators said Bolden's mother suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. She was treated and released from a nearby hospital.

There is no further information at this time.

FOX 2 will keep you updated as details become available.