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12-year old boy shot to death

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis, MO. – A 15-year-old St. Louis boy is in juvenile custody after shooting and killing a 12-year-old.

The shooting happened at about 1:20 Monday morning. Police say Ahmad Walters was shot once in the chest.

Walters was in a bedroom of the apartment with two friends. They were playing with a handgun when the 15-year-old pointed the gun. He pulled the trigger twice and nothing happened. The gun discharged when he pulled the trigger a third time.

Authorities did not release the name of the 15-year-old, or say what juvenile charges he may face.

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