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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – A 16-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his groin Saturday afternoon.

Police say the shooting occurred in the 4700 block of Vernon in north St. Louis. There are no additional details about what happened.

Police say they didn't have the chance to interview the victim because he was immediately taken into surgery. They plan to get more details on Sunday, according to an incident report. There's no word yet on the victims' condition.

An investigation is ongoing.

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