Teen dies of injuries in connection to weekend shooting in Kansas City, Missouri

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Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-13 12:07:32-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — A teen died from his injuries Wednesday after being shot in a parking lot Saturday.

Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department officers were dispatched at 12:45 p.m. to the 5300 block of Persimmon Trail to a shooting, according to a release.

Officers found the vicitm, 16-year-old Derrez Green, inside of a vehicle in the parking lot.

Green was transported to a hospital with life threatening injuries, which he later died from.

Any suspects in the incident are unknown at this time.

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