Metro-East News

12-year-old boy shot in St. Louis


A 12-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen Wednesday afternoon in St. Louis, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The boy was shot in the 5900 block of Lalite Avenue, near Riverview Boulevard, the Post-Dispatch reported.

There was no information immediately available on the circumstances of the shooting. At the scene, the boy was conscious and breathing, but his medical condition was not available.