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Teenage girl shot and killed in St. Louis Tuesday night

She has been identified as Carieal Doss, 18

ST. LOUIS — A homicide investigation is underway after a teenager was shot and killed in St. Louis Tuesday night.

She has been identified as Carieal Doss, 18.

Officers responded to 2800 Franklin Avenue at 10:32 p.m. and found Doss with a gunshot wound on the sidewalk. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said it appears she ended up there after being shot somewhere else.


"CUT SHORT: Unsolved Killings of St. Louis Children" is an initiative of KSDK 5 On Your Side and its community outreach program, "Project 5," to raise awareness of the unchecked violence against children in the city of St. Louis from the summer of 2019 to present.

We're dedicated to telling their stories, following the criminal investigations and shining a light on the reasons for gun violence in our city. We won't let up.

Please join us in this important campaign seeking justice for our youth by sharing these stories about their young lives cut short, reaching out to elected officials and supporting the worthy organizations in St. Louis working to make our city's neighborhoods safer places to raise families.

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