8-year-old shot at St. Joseph apartment Sunday Morning

The 8 year old girl was transported to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City following the shooting, her injuries are described as non life threatening.

Posted: Feb 21, 2021 6:23 PM
Updated: Feb 22, 2021 2:30 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) An 8-year-old girl is in the hospital with a gunshot wound following a shooting late Sunday morning at the Oak Ridge Apartments in the 1200 block of Angelique St. 

Police responded to a call of an injured party at the apartment complex around 11 a.m. Upon arrival they found the girl with a gunshot wound. 

She was transported to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City in critical condition according to police, though her condition was upgraded as of late Sunday afternoon to non-life threatening.

Police have not released suspect information or further details surrounding the circumstances of the shooting.  

This is a developing story, stick with KQ2 for further updates as they become available. 

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