Teen wounded in drive-by shooting

Sunday, June 29th 2008, 4:52 pm
By: News 9


A 16-year-old boy was shot Sunday afternoon at the intersection of NE 16 St. and Washington Blvd., east of Bryant Ave., authorities said.

Police said a group of teens was standing at the intersection when a car drove past, shot once and hit one of the boys. The incident could be gang-related, according to authorities.

The shot teen was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery. His injuries were not life-threatening, authorities said. His exact condition was unknown.

Witnesses said the vehicle involved in the drive-by was a dark gray or black Toyota.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 235-7300.