ST. LOUIS – An investigation is underway after someone shot an 8-year-old in the foot Sunday in St. Louis.

A gunman shot a child around 12:30 p.m. Sunday in 5000 block of St Louis Avenue, near the Kingsway West Neighborhood. Investigators say someone shot the child, then quickly left the scene.

Police are working to gather information on what led up to the incident. Investigators have not yet released any names in the investigation. The shooting is one of several investigated within St. Louis city limits in a 24-hour span that ended with four deaths and nine people shot.

This is a developing story. FOX2 will update as more information becomes available. If you have any information on any of these incidents, contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).