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Police investigating Abilene shooting; teen injured, taken to hospital

ABILENE, Texas - Abilene police are investigating a late night shooting that sent a 16-year-old to the hospital.

Police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Cherry Street just before midnight Monday. That’s just off of Treadaway Boulevard and South 7th Street.

According to officers, the juvenile had been in an altercation with the 25-year-old homeowner in the frontyard.

The homeowner says they felt threatened and shot the 16-year-old in the abdomen.

Police detained the homeowner and another person at the residence for questioning.

KTXS will provide more details as they become available. 


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