ST. LOUIS – A young girl is expected to survive after being shot Monday evening in south St. Louis.
The shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the 4600 block of Oregon Avenue, located in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood. Police said the girl was inside a home at the time.
The 12-year-old was conscious when officers arrived at the scene. She was rushed to a local hospital with a graze wound to her head.
Detectives could be observed surveying the area and collecting evidence. The shooting remains under investigation. There’s been no word on a possible motive.