16-year-old girl shot in Florissant during drive-by shooting


FLORISSANT, Mo. – A 16-year-old girl was hit in the leg in a drive-by shooting early Monday morning in Florissant.

It happened just after 12 a.m. in the 1200 block of Flicker Drive near Loveland Drive. Neighbors said they heard several gunshots. Some of those bullets hit a home.

Police said they were called to an assault that just occurred. They then took the girl to a hospital.

“Our investigators know that this incident was not random and believe that people at the residence during the incident were targeted,” the Florissant Police Department said.

The extent of the girl’s injuries are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information should call 314-831-7000.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene. FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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