15-year-old flown to hospital after Newark shooting

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NEWARK, Ohio (WCMH)– A 15-year-old boy was flown to Nationwide Children’s Hospital after being shot in Newark, Licking County dispatch confirms.

Newark Police officers were dispatched to 400 Washington St. around 4 a.m. on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived they say found the boy with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities.

Newark Police Department detectives have identified another juvenile as a person of interest, who they are looking to speak with about the incident.

Anyone with information that could help in the investigation, are asked to contact the Newark Police Detective Bureau at 740-670-7215.

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