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.
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