Three teens run for help after being shot at bus stop

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Police are investigating after three teenagers were shot at a bus stop Wednesday morning in St. Louis City. Police say two suspects, in a tan or silver colored vehicle, fired shots into a crowd of teens around 7:40 a.m. near the intersection of Genevieve and Lillian Avenue, in the Walnut Park East neighborhood.

A 15-year-old female was shot in the stomach and two males, 16 and 17-years-old, were both shot in the leg.  17-year-old Jeremiah Davis' mother says her son was one of the victims shot while standing at the bus stop.

Two victims ran four blocks to Walbridge Elementary School located in the 5000 block of Davison. The third victim sought help at a home on Thrush Avenue.

Davis' mother says her son is a senior honor student at Vashon High School.

"They need to stop the violence, go find you something better to do besides shooting at people. Especially little kids that's trying to go to school to do the right thing." said Shauntay Townley. "He's a good kid. Not in trouble with the law or anything. He just goes to school on honor roll, But he's doing well Thank God cause it could have been worse."

We're told the injured teens were all conscious and breathing after the attack. They were treated at the hospital. Police say their injuries were not life-threatening.

The gunman is still at large. Anyone with information about the incident should contact police.

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