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St. Joseph police investigating shooting of 8-year-old girl

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Posted at 5:57 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 18:57:10-05

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Police in St. Joseph are investigating the shooting of an 8-year-old girl at an apartment complex there.

The shooting happened Sunday morning at the Oak Ridge Apartments in St. Joseph, the News-Press reported. Police said the girl was taken to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City with critical injuries.

Police had not released details of how the shooting occurred and had not announced any arrests by Monday morning. Police continue to investigate the shooting.