Teen Shot On Morris Avenue

Police officers and detectives conducted an evidence search at the scene of the shooting.
Photo by Edwin Soto

Police are investigating a teen who was shot in Melrose last week. According to police, on Tuesday, September 5 at 7 p.m. 40th Precinct police officers responded to Lincoln Hospital for an assault that happened earlier that day. Upon arrival, police encountered the 15-year-old victim who stated he was walking southbound on Morris Avenue when an unknown suspect fired a round striking the victim in the upper right arm. The victim transported himself to Lincoln Hospital where he received medical treatment. No suspect or motive has been determined in this ongoing investigation.Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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