HILLSDALE, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A teenager was hospitalized after being shot while standing outside a home in Hillsdale Thursday morning.
Police said the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Hodiamont Avenue around 1:30 a.m.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his chest. Reportedly, he was conscious and breathing when emergency crews arrived. The victim was transported to hospital and is listed in critical, but stable condition.
Police are now investigating the incident and trying to determine where the shot came from.