ATHENS, Ga. — Athens-Clarke County Police Department is investigating after a 13-year-old was shot Saturday afternoon.
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According to officials, the shooting happened at 2 p.m. in the 100 block of Essex Court.
Once officers arrived, they found a 13-year-old boy had been shot.
Authorities believe that another juvenile in the home got hold of a gun and fired it, striking the 13-year-old.
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The teen with the gunshot wound was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
At this time, the investigation is ongoing.
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Officials did not say where the boy was shot at or if the juvenile is facing charges.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact ACCPD at 706-613-3330.
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