ST. LOUIS ( – A teenager was shot and killed near Fairground Park in north St. Louis early Thursday morning.

Officers were called to the 4100 block of Lexington around 12:45 a.m. When they arrived, 17-year-old Damonte McClendon was found fatally shot next to a vehicle. 

Police said McClendon was inside the vehicle when an unknown person fired shots. Two other teenagers were not injured in the shooting. 

Anyone with information regarding the fatal shooting is urged to contact CrimeStoppers or the Homicide Division. 

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