By: KDKA-TV News Staff

GLASSPORT (KDKA) – A boy is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the face in Glassport.

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Allegheny County Police have launched an investigation after they were called to the 700 block of Oak Way just after 9:00 p.m. on Thursday night for reports of shots fired.

Once they arrived, they found shell casings and other evidence of a shooting in a nearby alley.

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The victim, a juvenile male, took himself to the Jefferson Hospital with a gunshot wound to the face.

He is in stable condition.

Allegheny County Police homicide detectives are investigating.

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