Boy shot in north St. Louis County, sustained non-life-threatening injuries

Missouri

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – An approximately eight-year-old boy was reportedly shot Tuesday night in north St. Louis County.

The incident happened in the 300 block of Lancashire Road around 8:08 p.m. The victim was inside a parked vehicle when a man fired shots striking him, according to St. Louis County Police.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing. This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.

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