Police investigate shooting of juvenile

Published 9:05 pm Thursday, January 4, 2018

Police are investigating a shooting that took place Thursday afternoon.

The shooting was reported at 3:16 p.m. in the 300 block of Hunter Street, according to a city press release. The juvenile male victim was transported to an area hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The victim is a teenager, city spokeswoman Diana Klink stated in an email.


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The incident remains under investigation, the press release stated. No further information is being released.

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