Teenager dies after being shot, dropped off at hospital

Teenager dies after being shot, dropped off at hospital

Teenager dies after being shot, dropped off at hospital

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 18 at 1:38 PM

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Authorities are investigating after a teenager died of gunshot wounds after being taken to an area hospital early Monday morning.

Claudell Lovett, 19, was dropped off at a local hospital after being shot in the abdomen. Police said they received a call from a hospital for a prior “shooting”. Police said Lovett was listed in critical condition shortly after being dropped off at the hospital, but later died of his injuries. 

According to police, Lovett was dropped off at the hospital by several individuals who were driving an SUV. The SUV fled the scene after dropping Lovett off at the hospital.

Investigators are working to determine the location of the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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