Teenager shot in leg outside elementary school in south St. Louis

Gunfire erupts outside a south St. Louis elementary school. Tonight, a 16-year-old boy is recovering after being shot, and at least one person has been taken into custody.

A teenager was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after a shooting outside a south St. Louis elementary school.

It happened a little after 4 p.m. outside at Froebel Elementary. Police said a 16-year-old was shot in the leg. The victim was not a student at the school.

School officials tell us the shooting stemmed from an altercation over the weekend, that carried into Monday.

A woman was taken into custody.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available. 

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