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

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Jamayha Luss

Jamayha Luss

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 14-year-old female.

Jamayha Luss was shot in the back at a friends house in 5300 block of Patton in North St. Louis in the city's Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood around 1pm Sunday afternoon.  Police say the teen passed away after being transported to the hospital.

Its unknown what the circumstances were at the time of shooting, however, police say they know the person responsible for the shooting and that person is not in custody at this time.

An investigation is on-going.

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