15-year-old shot outside local Auto Zone - KMOV.com

15-year-old shot outside local Auto Zone

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 15-year-old is recovering after being shot near an Auto Zone store in St. Louis City Sunday night.

The teen was walking with a 16-year-old in the 1200 block of North Kingshighway around 6:30 p.m. when a dark colored vehicle pulled alongside them. An unknown suspect exited the vehicle and showed a firearm, at which time the two teenagers began running across North Kingshighway.

While they were running, police said, the teenagers heard gunshots and realized one of them was hit.

The teenager ran to a nearby business and authorities were notified. He was listed in stable condition after being taken to the hospital and treated for a gunshot wound to the bicep.

The investigation is ongoing.

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