Photos: 4 arrested after teen shot in head in U City

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on February 26, 2014 at 5:28 AM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 26 at 8:32 AM

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

The shooting happened near the intersection of at 81st Street and Blancha Drive around 3 p.m.

Officers arrived to the scene and found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

Police say shortly after discovering the victim, officers spotted a 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.

Police told school officials the incident involved a student from Lieberman Learning Center, which is located near where the incident occurred.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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