Teen dies after being shot in face

Teen dies after being shot in face

Teen dies after being shot in face

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by Sarah Heath / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on August 30, 2012 at 5:15 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 30 at 5:22 AM

Iowa and Keokuk Streets

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com)—Police in St. Louis are investigating a shooting that killed a teenager Wednesday night.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Iowa and Keokuk streets around 9:15 p.m., police said.

The victim, a 19-year-old male, suffered a gunshot wound to the face. He was transported to an area hospital, but later died from the injury.

Authorities are not releasing further details about the incident at this time, but say an investigation has been launched.

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