Md. police investigate shooting of 16-year-old

FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Frederick Police Department said a 16-year-old was shot Saturday evening in Frederick, Md. Police are now investigating this incident.

According to authorities, officers responded to the 1600 block of Colonial Way where they found a 16-year-old male, who they say was suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper left arm.

Police said, the victim may have been shot in a wooded area and was then taken to a home on Colonial Way.

Authorities said, the teen was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation into this shooting is active and ongoing; therefore, limited information is being released at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Frederick Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division. Information can be passed on by contacting the lead detective, Det. Gene Alston, at 301-600-1269. Anonymous tips can be left by calling 301-600-TIPS.


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