ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A 5-year-old boy is being treated for a gunshot wound to the chest, suffered at about 7:20 Saturday morning in north St. Louis’ JeffVanderLou neighborhood.

Police say the child was shot in the left side of the chest. He was conscious when taken from the scene on Stoddard near Leffingwell.

There’s no word yet on what led to the shooting.

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