16-year-old dead from gunshot and car crash

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ST. LOUIS – A 16-year-old is dead after having been shot and then getting into a car crash.

Investigators said Emon Saunders of St. Louis was shot elsewhere and was being taken to the hospital in a private vehicle when it crashed into a ditch on Christian Northeast Hospital property at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The others in the car took off and left the teen behind.

Police said the investigation has been re-classified as a homicide.

Two suspects, both 16-year-old males, were identified and taken into custody. 

FOX 2 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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