UPDATES with name and age of victim
RIVERVIEW — A 14-year-old St. Louis boy was shot and killed inside an apartment where a group of teenagers had gathered, police said Sunday.
Police were called to the apartment in the 10000 block of Toelle Lane before 11 a.m. Saturday for a welfare check. they found the victim, Ien Coleman, with at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The child lived in the 2100 block of Chippewa St. in St. Louis, said Sgt. Benjamin Granda of the St. Louis County Police Department.
A juvenile boy has been identified as a person of interest, but he has not been taken into custody.
The victim and the second juvenile knew each other, police said.
Police are asking anyone with information to call the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons at 636-529-8210.
To remain anonymous or potentially receive a reward, call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371TIPS(8477).
The boy joins a growing list of children who have died, many of them by gunfire, in the St. Louis area this year.
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