St. Louis police: 6-year-old dead after accidental shooting in Mt. Pleasant


ST. LOUIS – A 6-year-old boy died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday afternoon in south St. Louis, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said.

Officers received a call for a shooting just before 3:20 p.m. in the 5000 block of S. Broadway, located in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood.

Investigators said the child accidentally shot himself.

Homicide detectives were summoned to the scene as well.

Fox 2 News will have more information on this story as details become available.

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