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St. Louis carjacking victim shot in head, 14 and 16-year-old arrested

The carjacking left a 31-year-old man in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.

February 14, 2019 - 11:32 am
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A 14-year-old and 16-year-old have been arrested in connection with a carjacking that left a 31-year-old man in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say officers recieved a call for a shooting about 9 p.m. Wednesday in 1200 block of Hodiamont, where they found the male victim. An investigation found that the victim's vehicle had been stolen. It was later found in the 10000 block of Cabot.

The two teens were taken into custody by Bellefontaine Neighbors police, and are now in the custody of St. Louis County juvenile courts.

A gun was found, according to police, and the investigation is ongoing.

The victim is in critical-unstable condition.