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12-year-old boy hospitalized following South City shooting

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12-year-old boy in stable condition following south St. Louis shooting in the 3000 block of Texas. (Credit: KMOV) 12-year-old boy in stable condition following south St. Louis shooting in the 3000 block of Texas. (Credit: KMOV)
SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot in south St. Louis early Sunday morning. 

Police said the shooting happened in the 3000 block of Texas, which is located in the city's Benton Park West neighborhood. The victim was reportedly shot in the leg and taken to an area hospital in critical, stable condition. 

A gun was later found in the north gangway near the residence.

Details regarding a suspect have not been released. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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