Child critically wounded after shooting himself

2017-09-27 19:27
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St Louis - A four-year-old boy is in critical condition in a hospital in the American state of Missouri after shooting himself in the mouth.

The shooting happened in north St Louis. The child was also struck in the hand by the same bullet.

The child's name has not been released and police have not disclosed whose gun he had or how he got it.

The shooting was the second in four days involving a young child in St Louis. A two-year-old accidentally shot and killed his father on Saturday.

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