Police: 4 arrested after teen shot in head in University City

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 26 at 7:16 AM

(KMOV) -- Police are investigating after a student was shot near his University City school Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say a group of students were walking home from the Lieberman Learning Center near the intersection of at 81st Street and Blancha Drive around 3 p.m. when a car with four people inside pulled up and started shooting.

The 19-year-old was struck in the head. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

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Police officers then spotted the car fleeing the scene. That vehicle was stopped in the 7800 block of Olive. One woman and three men were taken into custody.

According to University City Police, a handgun was recovered from the suspects’ vehicle.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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