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Police believe 10-year-old was hit by stray gunfire

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A 10-year-old girl was shot in the back while walking down a street in north St. Louis County Sunday night. Police were called to the 10000 block of Earl Drive where they found the girl suffering from a gunshot wound. Police said her injuries were not life-threatening, but she was taken to the hospital for treatment. During their investigation, police discovered the girl was walking down the street at around 8 p.m. with another person when she was struck by gunfire. No other information about the incident was provided. The St. Louis County Police Department's Bureau of Crimes Against Persons is investigating the incident. Police described the investigation as "very active" Sunday night. Anyone with information is asked to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 and ask to speak with investigators. Anyone wishing to leave an anonymous tip can call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477. Click the link for the full story:
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