Update: Juvenile in life-threatening condition following shooting, police say

The incident happened at a home on the 2900 block of Penn Street Saturday afternoon around 1:30 p.m.

Posted: Nov 9, 2019 2:58 PM
Updated: Nov 9, 2019 8:56 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A male juvenile was life-flighted to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City with a gunshot wound, according to the St. Joseph Police Department.

The incident happened at a home on the 2900 block of Penn Street Saturday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. 

Police confirmed the juvenile was in life-threatening condition, but have not released any other information. They have also not released details of what led up to the shooting but said they are not looking for any suspects at this time.

The shooting is still under investigation. Stay with KQ2 for more details as this story develops. 

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