Teen shot in St. Louis recovering in hospital

Teen shot in St. Louis recovering in hospital

Teen shot in St. Louis recovering in hospital

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 11:53 AM

4800 Hammett Pl St Louis, MO 63113

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A teenager is recovering in a local hospital after being shot by two men in north St. Louis Thursday afternoon.

Police said the 16-year-old male victim was walking in the 4800 block of Hammett Place around 2:55 p.m. when he encountered two men.

Both suspects pulled out weapons and began shooting at the victim. The teen was wounded several times.

Emergency crews responded and took the victim to a local hospital.

Police have not named any suspects in the case. Both men were described to police as two black males, ages 18 to 20, both wearing black jackets.

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