Girl, 11, is 2nd child fatally shot in St. Louis in 2 days
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl, the second child to be shot and killed in the city in two days.
Police on Tuesday said Charnija Keys was shot in the head about 11:40 p.m. Monday. They are calling it a “suspicious death,” and homicide detectives and child-abuse investigators are handling the case.
No arrests have been made, and no other details were immediately released.
A 3-year-old girl was killed Sunday night in a drive-by shooting. A second child was critically injured in that shooting. There have been no arrests.