ST. LOUIS — A teenager was shot and killed in St. Louis Sunday afternoon.
Police said the shooting happened at around 2:30 near the intersection of North Tucker Boulevard and Biddle Street. When officers arrived, they found the teenage victim shot in the chest.
Police said the victim was unconscious and not breathing. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.
A preliminary report released by police Monday morning said the victim's exact age was unknown. No other information about the shooting was provided.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Division directly at 314-444-5371, or anyone with a tip who wants to remain anonymous and is interested in a reward can contact CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS (8477).
According to data tracked by 5 On Your Side, this is the 11th child shot and killed in St. Louis in 2021. It is also the 80th homicide of the year in St. Louis.
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.