16-year-old shot, injured near downtown St. Louis

A 16-year-old boy was shot and injured near downtown St. Louis Saturday night.
Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 5:48 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A 16-year-old boy was shot and injured near downtown St. Louis Saturday night.

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said deputies heard gunshots in the 1000 block of Washington Avenue at around 8:52 p.m. Officers responded to the scene but there was no victim. Shortly after, police were told a shooting victim was taken to the hospital. The 16-year-old was in critical condition and was unable to provide a statement.

The investigation is ongoing.