SPANISH LAKE, Mo. — A man is dead and a 14-year-old boy critically injured after a shooting in north St. Louis County.

Police say the suspect is on the loose.

St. Louis County police say a 37-year-old man was found fatally shot about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday inside a home in the Spanish Lake area. The boy was found bleeding and taken to a hospital. Police say the boy is expected to survive. Police have not disclosed the connection between the man who was killed and the boy.

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