PINE LAWN, Mo. (KSDK) -- An eight year old Pine Lawn boy is in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound.
The shooting happened around 9:30 Friday night in the 3700 block of Manola Avenue. Investigators aren't saying exactly what lead up to the shooting or where the child was hit, but do say he was rushed to the hospital with a serious wound.
Investigators say his condition has stabilized.
People living in the neighborhood tell us they heard about three gunshots in the area.
While officers were investigating that shooting, a stolen car sped through the crime scene. Northwoods and Pine Lawn officers gave chase. The chase ended at Carter and West Florissant in St. Louis when the suspects ditched the car.
There has been at least one arrest, but so far no charges.
NewsChannel 5 will have more information as soon as it becomes available.