Police: 16-year-old injured in southeast Columbus shooting

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Police are investigating after a teenager was shot in southeast Columbus.

According to investigators, Columbus Police officers were dispatched to the area of 968 Wilson Ave. around 4:31 p.m. Saturday on the report of a shooting. Police say the victim, a 16-year-old boy, was walking in a nearby alleyway when he heard gunshots ring out. The victim was struck in the upper body by the gunfire.

Police say the victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. No further details were immediately available. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).   

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