- Associated Press - Monday, August 26, 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) - At least six people have been killed and 15 others injured - several of them children - in violence this weekend in St. Louis.

KSDK-TV reports that the victims include 8-year-old Jurnee Thompson, who was killed Friday when gunfire erupted near where her family had attended a football exhibition. The shooting also injured two 16-year-old boys and a 64-year-old woman.

On Saturday, a 10-year-old girl and two adults were found dead inside an apartment building in a shooting and stabbing incident. A 16-year-old also was shot in the face Saturday but survived.

And on Sunday, a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head.

St. Louis has seen a rash of children fatally shot this summer. The shootings involving children have angered city’s police chief frustrated city leadership.


Information from: KSDK-TV, http://www.ksdk.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide