Teen injured in northeast Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police say a teenage boy is recovering after he was shot Thursday afternoon.

Police said the 17-year-old victim was walking in the area of Tamarack Circle and Maple Canyon at about 2pm Thursday when two men exited a silver vehicle and began walking towards him. When the victim began to run, one of the men fired multiple shots.

The boy was struck once in the left arm. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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