Police investigate killing of 14-year-old in St. Louis

1 year 2 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, May 03 2018 May 3, 2018 Thursday, May 03, 2018 9:10:49 AM CDT May 03, 2018 in News
By: The Associated Press

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.

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