Woman and child shot in South St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police are investigating a double shooting in south St. Louis. Police say a woman in her 20’s and a 5-year-old female child were shot in the 3100 block of Mount Pleasant around 3:30 pm Saturday afternoon.

The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and the child sustained a wound to her shoulder.

Both were transported to the hospital conscious and breathing.

Police believe the shooting wasn’t random, and that the shooter knew the victims.

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