ST. LOUIS ( -- Six people were shot around St. Louis City on Wednesday and one victim died from the injuries on scene, police said.

A female victim was shot to death early Wednesday morning. Police said the 16-year-old was found shot in the head and died on the scene. The shooting happened in the 4400 block of Lexington in the Greater Ville neighborhood around 1:25 a.m.

Police said a man was shot in the ankle around 2:55 a.m. in the 600 block of North Grand in Midtown. Police said the 32-year-old was walking in the area when a dark vehicle approached. The victim told police he thought the passenger was trying to rob him so he ran away. He then heard gunshots and felt pain.

Thee people were taken to a hospital after a shooting in the 4900 block of Claxton Avenue Wednesday around 7 p.m. in the Mark Twain neighborhood. According to police, two groups of people exchanged gunfire during a drug exchange. 

Police said one of those victims was in critical unstable condition. 

Two men were shot around 7:08 in the 3100 block of Norwood. Police said they were both conscious when taken to a hospital in the Kingsway West neighborhood. 

A victim was shot in the stomach also around 7:08 p.m. near Ashland and Union in the Kingsway West neighborhood. The victim was conscious. 

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