Skip to Content

3-year-old boy accidentally shoots, kills self

Click here for updates on this story

    St. Louis, MO (KMOV) — A 3-year-old boy is dead after he accidentally shot himself Thursday night in the Fairground neighborhood.

The shooting happened around 9 p.m. in the 4000 block of Peck Street near Bailey and a block from Fairground Park.

The child shot himself in the head and was taken to the hospital before emergency crews got to the house. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say a teen was inside the same home as the child when the shooting happened.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous and is interested in a reward can contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: Regional News

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo



KVIA ABC 7 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content