Hazelwood Shooting Probed

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police continue to investigate following a shooting Wednesday evening in Hazelwood that sent a teenager to the hospital.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 4900-block of Second Avenue near the Rite Aid and S&R Mart.

The 15-year-old victim was reportedly shot in the temple.

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, investigators say the teen was wounded while riding in a car.

Officials say he was conscious and alert when taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment. The Post-Gazette reports that the victim suffered a fractured skull and the bullet got lodged near his jaw.

As of early this morning, no arrests had been made in the case.

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