Police seek gunman in attack that killed 9 year old Tyrese Short

6:57 AM, Jul 11, 2013   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - A young child shot while riding in a sport utility vehicle with his father and two other people early Wednesday has died of his injuries.

Police idientified the youngster as Tyrese Short, 9 of the 1800 block of Switzer.

St. Louis Police say around 3:30 a.m. yesterday a vehicle arrived to the departments north patrol headquarters on North Union Boulevard.  The child was unconsicous and suffering from a gun shot wound to the head.

Police later determined the child was shot from bullets fired from another vehicle, into the SUV on Goodfellow Boulevard near Laura in north St. Louis.

The child was taken to St. Louis Childrens Hospital from the police facility, and died Wednesday evening.

Anyone with any information in the case is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.


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