Florissant teen gunned down in Spanish Lake

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A 16-year-old was shot and killed in north county late Monday night.

According to Officer Shawn McGuire, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, the shooting occurred just after 11:20 p.m. at a home in the 1200 block of Redman Boulevard.

Police found the victim, Jamon Spates, lying in the family room of the residence with a gunshot wound to the back. Spates was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Investigators determined Spates and other individuals were walking into the home when a person fired several shots in their direction from the corner of Redman and Lavida Avenue.

No suspects or motive have been identified.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 314-889-2341 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS.

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