St. Louis Public Radio News
12:11 am
Wed October 22, 2008

Toddler shot and killed in Pagedale

St. Louis – St. Louis County police are investigating a fatal drive-by shooting of a toddler in the suburb of Pagedale.

Eighteen-month-old Rashaad Bobbitt was shot just before 6 p.m. Tuesday as he sat in his family's car at an intersection. Police say multiple shots were fired from a second vehicle.

Chinara Meeks said Rashaad was sitting on her lap when he was shot in the back of the head. The boy's older brothers,
ages 4 and 5, were sitting in the back seat.

His parents and two brothers were not injured.

A witness described the suspect vehicle as a newer model gray or
silver colored Chevrolet Impala or Malibu with dark tinted windows.