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Boy among 5 shot, wounded in separate St. Louis shootings

October 8, 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy is among five people wounded in St. Louis in several separate shootings.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police say all the victims were conscious and breathing when they were taken to hospitals Sunday for treatment.

Police say the boy was shot in the leg and that a man also was wounded a few blocks away in the city’s Baden neighborhood.

Police say two women were each shot in the arm in another shooting, and that a teen was shot in the leg at yet another location.

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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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