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A 14-year-old boy shot Nov. 9 has died, police confirmed Friday. Another 14-year-old has been charged with second-degree assault in the shooting. 

The St. Joseph Police Department confirmed Friday that the 14-year-old boy shot in St. Joseph on Nov. 9 has died.

The incident happened near 29th and Penn streets that afternoon, and the teen was airlifted to Children’s Mercy for his injuries.

Another 14-year-old has been charged with second-degree assault in relation to the shooting.

The juvenile had a hearing on Thursday, but the Buchanan County Juvenile Office has been unavailable to comment on whether charges will be upgraded.

Bailey Ketcham can be reached at bailey.ketcham@newspressnow.com.