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St. Joseph Police on Sunday said they have one juvenile male detained in connection with the shooting of another juvenile male on Saturday afternoon.

The juvenile victim, who was shot at 29th and Penn streets, was taken by air ambulance to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, where he remained in critical condition Sunday night.

Police said an investigation into the circumstances of the shooting is ongoing.

Ray Scherer can be reached at ray.scherer@newspressnow.com. Follow him on Twitter: @SJNPScherer.