- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

SPANISH LAKE, Mo. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the back during a gathering in the St. Louis suburb of Spanish Lake.

Investigators say Jamon Spates of Florissant died at a hospital shortly after being shot Monday night.

Police say several people had gathered on a street and were entering a home when someone fired shots from an intersection, wounding Spates.

Emergency responders found Spates on the floor of the family room.

There was no immediate word Tuesday on any arrests or charges.


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