ST. LOUIS ( — A 19-year-old was shot Tuesday afternoon in the Fountain Park neighborhood of north St. Louis.

Police said the man was shot in the back of the head in the 780 block of Euclid around 5 p.m. When officers arrived, he was not conscious but was breathing.

He was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Homicide detectives have been called to investigate. 

Anyone who can assist police with their investigation is encouraged to contact homicide detectives at 314-444-5371 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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