- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating after an 8-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen.

The shooting happened Tuesday night on the city’s north side. Authorities say it’s possible the child either shot himself or was accidentally shot by another child. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Adults and other children related to the boy were in the home at the time of the shooting.

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