17-year-old critically injured in east Columbus shooting

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - A 17-year-old boy is in "extremely critical condition," after a shooting in east Columbus on Saturday, according to police.

Columbus police said officers were called to the intersection of Beechwood Road and Bolton Avenue just after 10:20 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim inside a vehicle suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

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The victim was then transported to Mt. Carmel East Hospital.

Initial investigation revealed the victim was driving near Astor Avenue when a second vehicle approached and an unknown suspect fired multiple rounds at the victim's vehicle.

The suspect vehicle was described as a dark 2-door sedan.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call (614) 645-4730 or (614) 461-TIPS.