Teen in critical condition after rolling gun battle in Penrose

Teen in critical condition after rolling gun battle in Penrose

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Teen in critical condition after rolling gun battle in Penrose

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 11:11 AM

Updated Thursday, Jun 21 at 2:18 PM

(KMOV.com) – A 16-year-old man is in the hospital and listed in critical condition after a rolling gun battle through the north St. Louis neighborhood of Penrose Thursday morning.

Police said the shooting happened in the 4800 block of Natural Bridge Road around 2:45 a.m.

According to reports, the victim was in a car with several other people driving west on Natural Bridge Road when gunfire rang out.  Allegedly, the victim exchanged gunfire with people in another car.

The victim ended up with a gunshot wound in the shoulder.  His friends drove him to an area hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment.  He is listed in critical condition.

The victim’s name is being released at this time.  There’s no word on any suspects.

The investigation is ongoing.

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