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ST. LOUIS ( -- A boy was shot in west St. Louis City Sunday afternoon. 

Officials said the boy was shot in the leg in the area of Hamilton and Cates in the West End neighborhood. He was shot just after 4 p.m.

He was conscious and breathing when he was found. 

It's unclear who shot the boy or what the circumstances were. The age of the boy is unknown.

Editor's Note: A previous version of the story said the shooting happened on Hampton. It's been corrected. 

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