ST. LOUIS – An 8-year-old girl was rushed to a local hospital late Sunday afternoon after shooting herself in the finger. That’s one of multiple shootings reported inside 90 minutes on Father’s Day.
At least 13 people were reported shot starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
A man was shot in his upper arm at about 5:30 p.m. in the 900 block of North Vandeventer Avenue.
Just after 6 p.m., police were called to the College Hill neighborhood for a double shooting near the intersection of East Linton Avenue and Emily Street. Officers found a 32-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg and a 47-year-old with a wound to his foot. Both victims were said to be conscious and breathing.
Police responded to the 4200 block of C D Banks Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. and found the child with a gunshot wound to her hand.
A short time later, police went to the 4600 block of N. 20th Street—also located in College Hill—and found another shooting victim. A man was shot in the abdomen in that area and taken to the hospital via private conveyance.
At 6:42 p.m. Sunday a 25-year-old man was shot in his right leg in the Columbus Square neighborhood. The shooting happened in the 1400 block of North 9th Street. The man was conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital.
At 6:44 p.m., homicide detectives responded to the 4200 block of Ellenwood Avenue in the Bevo neighborhood after a man was found with a gunshot wound.
Another person was shot in the face at about 9:15 p.m. in the 4100 block of Germania Street.
A 14-year-old girl’s foot was grazed by a bullet just before 9:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of South 14th Street.
Three people were shot at about 9:30 p.m. in the 2800 block of Victor Street in south St. Louis.
St. Louis Police have not released any additional information on possible motives or suspects.
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