UPDATE: 3-year-old girl life-flighted to Children's Mercy Hospital after being shot

A 3-year-old child has been shot in St. Joseph, according to Capt. Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department.

Posted: Jun 22, 2019 1:22 PM
Updated: Jun 22, 2019 5:55 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A 3-year-old female has been shot in St. Joseph, according to Capt. Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department.

The shooting took place on the 1600 block of Beattie St. in St. Joseph shortly before noon Saturday.

Police said the child was transported to Mosaic and then life-flighted to Children’s Mercy. 

Capt. Wilson says one person has been arrested but was not sure if it was related to the shooting.

Police continue to investigate the scene.

Stay with KQ2 for more updates to this story.

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