DUQUESNE (KDKA) — A 17-year-old has been charged with criminal attempted homicide after allegedly shooting a 19-year-old teen in Duquesne.

On Friday, Allegheny County announced charged against Terril Leverett. He was apprehended at his residence on Friday.

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Police say he is facing charges of aggravated assault, criminal attempted homicide and firearm offenses for shooting the 19-year-old on Feb. 16.

Police were called to the shooting on the 600 block of West Grant Avenue around 12:31 p.m.

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When they arrived, they learned the victim had transported himself to a local hospital.

According to police, the victim approached two males on Grant Avenue and during a conversation, one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and fired several shots at the victim.

The victim survived.

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