ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A 16-year-old was found shot to death in a north St. Louis home overnight.

Just before 1:30 a.m., police were called to the 4400 block of Lexington. When officers arrived, they found Myiesha Cannon with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.

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Cannon was pronounced dead at the scene.

A neighbor told News 4 they heard one shot and then came outside and saw police.

This is the latest shooting where a child was fatally shot. Earlier this week, a 3-year-old and 11-year-old were found fatally shot.

READ: Girl, 11, dies after being shot in the head in north St. Louis

Police have classified the shooting as a ‘suspicious death’ and said the homicide division is handling the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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