Police: Girl, 7, shot in head during drug deal
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police say a bystander 7-year-old girl was shot in the head on a playground after being caught in the middle of gunfire.
Police did not immediately identify the girl wounded in the shooting Sunday at a housing complex near downtown.
Investigators say the suspect apparently was firing at a young man who apparently owed him money, accidentally shooting the girl.
The would-be target of the shooting was not injured.