Photos: Boy shot to death on St. Louis ballfield

Photos: Boy shot to death on St. Louis ballfield

Police say the boy was apparently waiting at a bus stop when he was targeted by a gunman. The teen ran into the park and was chased by the gunman. The victim fell in the outfield of the ballpark.

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by KMOV.com staff and Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on October 22, 2013 at 9:51 AM

(KMOV) – Detectives are investigating after a teenager was found shot to death on a baseball field in a St. Louis park.

According to police, the boy was found near the intersection of Goodfellow and St. Louis Ave. around 7:20 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

Police say the boy was apparently waiting at a bus stop when he was targeted by a gunman. The teen ran into the park and was chased by the gunman. The victim fell in the outfield of the ballpark.

Authorities are searching for the gunman. The cause of the shooting is unknown.

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