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2 teens in critical condition after shooting in north St. Louis

A 16-year-old and 19-year-old are both in critical condition following the shooting that happened Monday afternoon
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ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a double shooting in St. Louis’ Fairground neighborhood Monday afternoon.

Just before 1:45 p.m., police responded to a shooting call in the 4200 block of Obear Avenue. Officers found a 16-year-old boy with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital where he's in critical condition. 

A 19-year-old man related to the incident was already at an area hospital. Police said he was listed in critical condition and his vitals were not stable when he arrived at a hospital.

Police said due to the victims' conditions, they were unable to provide a statement to police about the incident. 

About an hour later, two people were injured in a shooting in the West End neighborhood.

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