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Man shot in north St. Louis Thursday afternoon

Police have not provided the man's condition but homicide detectives were requested to the scene
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ST. LOUIS — Police are investigating after a man was shot in north St. Louis Thursday afternoon.

According to a police report from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, around 1:10 p.m., officers responded to Lambdin Avenue and Ashland Avenue, which is in the Greater Ville neighborhood, where they found a man with gunshot wounds. 

He was transported to a hospital and police said due to his condition, the homicide division was requested. 

No other information has been made available.

Update: 

On Friday, police reported the victim was a 15-year-old boy who died from his injuries. He was identified as Ezell Johnson III  

READ MORE: 15-year-old boy is the 19th child shot and killed in St. Louis this year

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