Teenager shot 3 times while allegedly breaking into vehicles - KMOV.com

Teenager shot 3 times while allegedly breaking into vehicles

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 17-year-old was shot while breaking into vehicles early Wednesday morning, according to police.

The teenager was shot three times in his left hand while breaking into vehicles in the Barrington Downs area, near Halls Ferry and Old Halls Ferry, around 5 a.m., police said.

Police believe the shooting occurred near Hampden Place but are working to gather more details. It is unknown who fired the shots at the teenager.

Authorities are currently working to determine how many vehicles were broken into before the shooting occurred.

After the incident, the teenager was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

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