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2 Teens taken into custody in connection with fatal shooting of 16-year-old

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Zachary Al-Hamid, 16 By Daniel Fredman Zachary Al-Hamid, 16 By Daniel Fredman

(KMOV.com) – Police say a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old were taken into custody Thursday in connection with the shooting death of a teen in north St. Louis on November 12.

Officials say the 15-year-old boy was taken into custody by juvenile authorities. A case was presented against the 17-year-old male. Officials say warrants were taken under advisement pending investigation.

Zachary Al-Hamid, 16, was found lying in the street in the 4000 block of Cora around 5:00 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the chest. Police say he was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, Al-Hamid was with a group of people he knew at the time of the incident. Al-Hamid’s vehicle and cell-phone were missing following the shooting, they have since been recovered.

A fund has been set up to help Al-Hamid's family at any Bank of America branch under the name Zak Al-Hamid.  




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