St. Louis shooting kills 1, wounds 6 others

2 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, March 25 2017 Mar 25, 2017 Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:41:00 AM CDT March 25, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

UPDATED 3/27/17 at 8:40 p.m.

St. Louis police are publicly identifying a 15-year-old boy who was killed during a shooting that wounded six other people.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Antonio Womack was fatally shot in the head during the gunfire about 6:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities say the survivors ranged in age from 18 to 39, including a boy who was shot in the face, arm and hand.

Original story:

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police say a 15-year-old boy was killed and six other people were critically wounded in a shooting.

Police say those wounded in the gunfire about 6:30 p.m. Friday included an 8-year-old boy who was shot in the face. The other survivors ranged in age from 17 to 40.

Police Lt. John Green says it's unclear what led to the shooting, noting that witnesses said there was no preceding argument. He says some witnesses weren't being cooperative.

Green says several people were outside a building sitting or standing on a porch or on the lawn when the gunfire began.

There was no immediate word Saturday on any arrests or charges.

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