ST. LOUIS — A 15-year-old was shot in St. Louis' Carondelet neighborhood Friday evening.
Officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded at 7:15 p.m. to the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Mott Street for a shooting call.
They found a 15-year-old boy suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was conscious and breathing when officers arrived and found an AR-15-style pistol nearby.
The victim was in critical condition with stable vitals as of Saturday.
When 5 On Your Side crews arrived on scene, K-9 officers could be seen searching the scene. Our crews could count at least 11 evidence markers.
No other information was immediately available.
Teen shot in St. Louis' Carondelet neighborhood
This is a developing story. 5 On Your Side will update as information becomes available.
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