Girl Hit By Gunfire in Forest Park Southeast Neighborhood
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A 13-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound when bullets started flying Thursday night in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood.
The girl was standing outside with several others in the 4400 block of Oakland just before 7 pm.
Police say witnesses told them a man walking through the intersection of Oakland and Taylor suddenly pulled out a gun and began firing.
He then fled the scene on foot.
The girl was hit in the arm when a bullet fragment hit a nearby railing.
She was treated for minor injuries.
The investigation is ongoing.
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