18-year-old woman and 3-year-old boy shot in south city

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - An 18-year-old woman and a three -year-old boy were shot overnight in south city.

The shooting happened around 3a.m. on Wisconsin Avenue, about a block from Gravois. One witness, who didn`t want to appear on camera, says he heard shots, then someone screaming bloody murder.

Both suffered gunshot wounds to the arm. Police on the scene say both were conscious as they were taken to the hospital about 3:45 am.

Police say it happened outside a home but could not be certain if this is where the woman and her little boy live.

Investigators are still trying to sort out suspects. A man, in his late teens to early twenties, was taken to a squad car in handcuffs shortly after 4a.m.

This is an ongoing investigation.



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