Crime 8-year-old Missouri girl shot while sleeping

23:06  10 january  2018
23:06  10 january  2018 Source:   CBS News

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A north St. Louis County block where an 8 - year - old girl was shot in the leg while she slept early in the morning on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY • An 8 - year - old girl was shot in the leg early Wednesday morning while asleep in her bedroom in a North County home. Parents in Missouri can now claim tax deductions for private school tuition.

A north St. Louis County block where an 8-year-old girl was shot in the leg while she slept early in the morning on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.: st-louis-county.png © Google Maps st-louis-county.png

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Police say a bullet fired from outside a north St. Louis County home tore through a wall and struck an 8-year-old girl as she slept early Wednesday morning.

Police responding to the 3:43 a.m. shooting found evidence multiple shots were fired at the home, though only one bullet managed to travel into the house, according to a statement posted by the St. Louis County Police Department on Facebook.

The girl was shot in the leg and was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury. The department said other family members were home at the time of the shooting, but no one else was hurt.

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The 8 - year - old girl was transported to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. According to investigators, the suspect(s) shot numerous times into the home, with one bullet traveling through the walls and striking the girl .

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The department does not currently have any suspects in the case.

Someone knows who did this. Around 3:43 a.m. this morning, shots were fired into a North County residence and an 8...

Posted by St. Louis County Police Department on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

"Someone knows who did this," the department said in the Facebook post, asking anyone with information to call police at (636) 529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at (866) 371-8477.

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