Exchange of gunfire between vehicles leaves teen victim hospitalized

4:46 AM, Aug 15, 2013   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - Police are investigating the shooting of a teenager who was involved in a running gun battle between the vehicle he was in, and a second car.

Authorities responded to the 1800 block of Mora Lane in north St. Louis around midnight where they found the 16 year old victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the arm and back.  The teen was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition this morning.

Police have learned the victim was in a car in the area of West Florissant Avenue and Union Boulevard when people in another car opened fire.

The occupants in both of the vehicles exchanged several shots between the vehicles before fleeing in opposite directions.

No immediate word on any of the people involved in the incident or a motive behind the violence.

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