EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - Authorities have identified a 17-year-old boy shot and killed at an East St. Louis housing complex Friday morning.

The shooting happened near building 8 at the John de Shields Housing Complex around 9:20 a.m.

Police said the teen, later as Christopher Emerson, died at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477. All calls to CrimeStoppers are anonymous.

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