(KMOV) – An investigation is underway after a teenage male was shot and killed in a north St. Louis neighborhood Tuesday evening.
16-year-old Pierre Childs boy suffered a gunshot wound to the back at a home in the 4800 block of Anderson at Shreve just before 5 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found childs lying in the grass between the street and the sidewalk, unconscious and not breathing.
He was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
A witness recalled seeing a group of suspects firing at the victim among other unknown individuals. The investigation is ongoing.