5-year-old child shot in north St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police have been summoned to the 5900 block of Lucille in the Walnut Park West neighborhood for a child shot.  Police say the 5-year-old sustained a gunshot wound to the buttocks around 9:45 pm Tuesday night.

The shooting happened in a residence that had several children and adults home at the time of the incident.

The child was transported the hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.

An investigation is ongoing.