St. Louis Public Radio News
5:25 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

Child shot in leg near Normandy High School

WELLSTON, Mo. – Two people are in custody after a child was shot near a suburban St. Louis high school.

KMOV-TV reports the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon in Wellston, near Normandy High School. Police say a child was shot across the street from the school, then went to the school seeking help.

KMOV says the child was shot in the leg and the injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

No one else was hurt. Names of the suspects have not been released.

Messages left by The Associated Press with the Normandy School District and Wellston police were not immediately returned.

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Information from: KMOV-TV, http://www.kmov.com