Police investigate killing of 14-year-old in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities said a 14-year-old boy has been fatally shot in St. Louis.
Police said the shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday at a home near the Fountain Park neighborhood. He later died at a hospital. His name hasn't been released, but neighbor Linda Watson described him as a helpful and "beautiful young man." She told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch he "always went to school" and that he played basketball.
Homicide detectives are investigating. No information has been released about a possible suspect.