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16-year-old boy dies in shooting in Clinton, Missouri; 70-year-old in custody

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Posted at 8:55 AM, Sep 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-18 10:18:37-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting Sunday night in Clinton, Missouri, and a 70-year-old man is in custody.

Around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Clinton police officers responded to a reported shooting in the 400 block of North Price Lane.

Police say the juvenile appeared to have been shot in the chest.

The 16-year-old was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Clinton police say a 70-year-old man was taken into custody.

The Clinton Police Department is investigating the shooting.

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