Police: Teen shot multiple times after flaunting new gun leads to gunfight
By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV)-- Teen shot multiple times after showing off his new gun leads to gunfire in St. Louis City early Sunday morning.
According to authorities, the 16-year-old victim was showing off his new gun to a group of people on the 3000 block of Whittier just after 1 a.m. when the suspect demanded the victim to give him the gun.
The victim refused to hand it over and fired at the suspect, missing him. The suspect pulled out his own gun and fired back at the victim, shooting him multiple times.
Police say the suspect is a male teen who is an acquaintance to the victim.
The victim was taken to an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
No charges have been filed at this time, the investigation is ongoing.