Child shot in Battlefield, Mo., suffers life-threatening injuries

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GREENE COUNTY, Mo. -- A child faces life-threatening injuries after being shot Sunday afternoon in Battlefield.

The Greene County Sheriff's Office says it happened in the 5900 Block of South State Highway FF around 2:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to a hospital, but he is currently in stable condition, according to the sheriff's office.

A juvenile was taken into custody.

Greene County detectives continue to investigate the shooting. We will update as more information becomes available.

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