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Missouri: Another Act of Unwarranted Gun Violence

A Black teen was shot in the head after going to the wrong house to pick up siblings

A Black teenager was shot in the head in Kansas City, Mo., after showing up at the wrong house to pick up his siblings, lawyers for his family said.

Family members identified the victim online as Ralph Yarl, a 16-year-old high school junior.

Kansas City Police were called to a residence shortly before 10 p.m. on Thursday where the teenager was shot by a homeowner, Police Chief Stacey Graves said in a news conference Sunday. The teenager was transported to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, Graves said. She did not name the victim.

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