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ST. LOUIS ( -- A teenager was shot in a drive-by shooting in north St. Louis City Friday night.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said the 16-year-old male was walking near North Garrison Ave. and James Cool Papa Bell Ave. around 6:45 p.m. Friday when suspects in a dark car approached him and fired shots at him. The victim was hit in the hip. 

Police said the suspects immediately left the area. The victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition. 

No other information was released. 

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