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16-year-old boy critically injured after being shot by another teen in south St. Louis

16-year-old boy critically injured after being shot by another teen in south St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS — A 12-year-old boy shot a 16-year-old Sunday night in south St. Louis, police said.

Police received a call for a shooting around 9:30 p.m. after the 16-year-old had been brought to a hospital by his mother.

Police said the boy had been shot "multiple" times by a 12-year-old in the 400 block of Hurck Street, which is in the city's Patch neighborhood.

The 12-year-old was arrested and referred to the juvenile court system.

The investigation is continuing.

Correction: This story has been updated with the correct ages of the person who was shot and the suspect.

Children injured or killed by gunfire in the St. Louis area in 2021

Below is the St. Louis Post-Dispatch coverage of children who were injured or killed by gunfire across the St. Louis metropolitan area in 2021. Police define a child as anyone 17 years old or younger.

As of Aug. 27, at least 69 children have been injured in shootings in the region. Nineteen of them have died.

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