Boy, 17, fatally shot in South St. Paul

Officers responded to a shots fired report and found the boy lying in the road with gunshot wounds to his upper torso.

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ST. PAUL -- Authorities are investigating a shooting that killed a 17-year-old boy late Sunday night in South St. Paul.

Officers responded to a shots fired report in the 1900 block of Conver Avenue around 10:42 p.m. and found the boy lying in the road with gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Officers and medics provided aid to the boy on scene, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators believe the shooting was not random, police said. Additional details have not been released.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting police in the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at 651-554-3300.


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