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Teen charged as adult in shooting death of 13-year-old

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Ramon White,15, is being charged as an adult in the shooting death of 13-year-old Anthony Wilson Jr., 13. Credit: KMOV Ramon White,15, is being charged as an adult in the shooting death of 13-year-old Anthony Wilson Jr., 13. Credit: KMOV
A 13-year-old was shot and killed in west St. Louis late Thursday night (Credit: KMOV) A 13-year-old was shot and killed in west St. Louis late Thursday night (Credit: KMOV)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Authorities said a 15-year-old will be tried as an adult in the shooting death of a 13-year-old old.

Ramon White is charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He is being held without bond.

Police said 13-year-old Anthony Wilson Jr. was found unresponsive after sustaining a gunshot wound in the head. Police found Wilson Jr. in the 2500 block of Hodiamont around 10:45 p.m. the night of June 1. 

Authorities believe he was with a group of teens who were handling a gun when it went off. When the gun went off, the group reportedly scattered. 

Wilson, Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene.

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