ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police in north St. Louis say a woman died and a 7-year-old girl was injured in a shooting. Police say the shooting happened around 7 p.m. Thursday in the North Pointe neighborhood near the St. Louis border with the suburb of Jennings.
Police say the woman died at the scene. Her name was not immediately released.
Police say the girl was shot in an ankle and was taken to a hospital for treatment. She is expected to recover from the injury.
The shooting death marked the fifth homicide in the North Pointe neighborhood so far this year. That includes two men who were fatally shot April 5 at the same intersection as Thursday night’s shooting.