‘I made it to see 17′ – Teen killed by gunshot to head on birthday one hour after Facebook post

By ASSOCIATED PRESS and MARLENE LENTHANG FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

A Missouri boy was fatally shot in the head on his birthday, an hour after he posted on Facebook saying: ‘I’m just glad I can say I made it to see 17′.

Armond Latimore, of St. Louis, was shot around 1pm on Saturday as he was picking up food from a nearby restaurant.

Armond Latimore, of St. Louis, was shot on his birthday on Saturday, pictured with his mother

About an hour prior he shared a status online saying: ‘Thru all the bulls***I den been thru I’m just glad I can say I made it to see 17′.

Just an hour before he was shot in the head as he was picking up food at a nearby restaurant, he posted on Facebook writing: 'Thru all the bulls***I den been thru I'm just glad I can say I made it to see 17'

He was pronounced dead in the hospital following a gunshot to the head.

Police have not released information on a suspect or motive behind the shooting and homicide detective are investigating the incident.

His mother Chandra Payne, 38, said she went to a nearby store to buy ice cream to go with her son’s birthday cake when she received the heart-breaking call.

‘He told me that he wanted ice cream. I went to Save A Lot and three minutes later I received the call,’ she said to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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