UPDATED: 13-Year-Old Shot in North St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)(UPDATED 1:16 p.m. 5/18/17) St. Louis police say the boy shot in the chest in the 5900 block of Lalite on Wednesday was shot by another boy his age.

Both are 13 years old.

Witnesses told police they heard a gunshot, then saw the suspect run from the home.

That suspect turned himself in this morning.

At last report, the 13-year-old shot was hospitalized in critical condition.

Our previous reporting is as follows:

A 12-year-old boy has been shot in the chest in north St. Louis.

It happened just before 5 this afternoon in the 5900 block of Lalite in the city’s Walnut Park West neighborhood.

The boy was conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

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