Police: Teen shot in fight outside local YMCA

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by Dan Greenwald / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on March 17, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 17 at 4:32 PM

Teen shot outside YMCA

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(KMOV.com) – Police said they arrested a teenager after a fight near a local YMCA Saturday night.

Authorities said the fight occurred after a party at the Emerson YMCA, which is located in the 3300 block of Pershall in north St. Louis County. According to authorities, when they arrived they to break up the fight, a 16-year-old with a gun fired a shots into the air. Police said the teen tried to run from the scene but they chased the perpetrator down, arrested the teen, and confiscated the gun.

Authorities said they later learned a 17-year-old had been shot in the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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