14-year-old shot and killed in North St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 14-year-old female. The victim was shot in the back at a friends house in 5300 block of Patton in North St. Louis around 1pm Sunday afternoon.  Polices say the teen passed away after being transported to the hospital.

Its unknown what the circumstances were at the time of shooting.

An investigation is underway.