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16-year-old shot in head while sleeping on couch

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According to police, a male under the age of 17 was shot around 12:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Wellsmar Avenue. According to police, a male under the age of 17 was shot around 12:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Wellsmar Avenue.
According to police, a male under the age of 17 was shot around 12:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Wellsmar Avenue. According to police, a male under the age of 17 was shot around 12:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Wellsmar Avenue.

WELLSTON, Mo (KMOV.com) - A 16-year-old is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the head Wednesday morning, police say.

According to police, the teen was sleeping on his couch when he was shot around 12:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Wellsmar Avenue. When police arrived to the scene of the shooting the victim was talking and jumping around, according to police.

The victim is said to be in stable condition at a local hospital.

Police do not have any information about the suspect in this case.

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