Raw: Teen shot, robbed near Wellston Metrolink station

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by Sarah Heath / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 12 at 10:00 AM

WELLSTON, Mo. (KMOV)—Police are investigating after a teen was shot and robbed near the Wellston Metrolink station late Thursday night.

Investigators say a 14-year-old walking home from an event when he was ambushed on Morton just before 11 p.m. Authorities said he was approximately a quarter-mile from his house.

The suspect then shot the victim in the abdomen. Police say the victim was also robbed, but it was not known what was taken.

The victim walked about block before collapsing. Area neighbors who heard gunshots found the teen in the street. They told police it was too dark to see any suspects.

Police said it was not clear if the robbery happened before or after the shooting.

 

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