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Teen arrested for north Abilene shooting claims he wasn't at scene

Teen Denies Shooting Another Teen in...

ABILENE, Texas - An Abilene teen arrested for aggravated robbery denies being at the scene of the Sunday afternoon shooting.

Monday, police identified 17-year-old Shawnocey Droemer as the shooter who left a 15-year-old with a gunshot wound in an alley. Police say Droemer pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the chest, then ran from the scene with money and the victim’s cellphone. The victim was transported to Hendrick Medical Center and is expected to survive.

KTXS spoke to Droemer, who said he was at home at the time of the shooting.  He said police called his home and said they wanted to speak with him.

"They wanted to meet me because my name came up in an investigation and then when he showed up, he put me in handcuffs and threw me to the ground,” Droemer said.

Doremer claims he didn’t know the teen who was shot, and he said he feels confused and angry about his arrest.

He sits behind bars on a $100,000 bond.

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An Abilene teen is behind bars for allegedly shooting a 15-year-old boy in the chest during a robbery Sunday afternoon.

Shawnocey Droemer,17, is charged with aggravated robbery.

Police responded to a scene in the 1400 block of Kirkwood Street to find the 15-year-old suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest. Through an investigation officers learned an altercation arose in an alley "where the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the juvenile in the chest."

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Police say Droemer fled the scene with money and the victim's cellphone.

The victim was transported to Hendrick Medical Center and is expected to survive.

Droemer is being held in Taylor County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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Abilene police responded to a shooting in an alley in the 1400 block of Kirkwood Street around 3:30 Sunday afternoon.

Police said a person with a gunshot wound was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

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They were alive and conscious when police arrived.

Police said witnesses saw suspects fleeing the scene.

Police said they have not released any other details because juveniles are involved.

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