Suspect sought after 13-year-old boy shot, killed in Granite City

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 10:24 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 8 at 9:46 AM

(KMOV.com) -- Granite City Police are looking for a suspect who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy late Wednesday night.

Police said a group of people were sitting on the porch of an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Cleveland around 9:25 p.m. when the victim was shot in his side.

Authorities said the teen ran to a friend’s home three doors down to get help and collapsed on the back porch.

Police said they are investigating the shooting as a homicide and have promising leads in the case.

Additional information on the victim was not released.

Police ask anyone who has information about the crime to contact police at (618) 877-6111.

 

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