ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Police are investigating after a child was injured in a drive-by shooting in north St. Louis.
According to the St. Louis Police Department, around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday two men, a women and a 4-year-old boy were riding in a vehicle in the area of Newstead and Kossuth, when a dark colored 4-door vehicle occupied by 3 men began following and firing gunshots at the victim’s vehicle.
In the area of Lee and Dryden, the victim’s vehicle came to a rest in the front yard of a residence. All of the victims got out of the vehicle and ran from the scene.
The woman with her 4-year old son ran to a home in the area. The woman was not injured. The 4-year old suffered a minor laceration to his head. It has not yet been determined if he was grazed by a bullet or was cut by glass. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.