Child critically hurt after being shot in head in St. Louis

No arrests have been made.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) – Police say a 4-year-old child is in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Louis.

Police say the shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday in a neighborhood about 4 miles northwest of downtown St. Louis.

The child was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Police say it appears the child was hit by a stray bullet while outside.

Authorities have not released the child’s gender or the circumstances of the shooting.

No arrests have been made.