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17-year-old boy injured in Linden shooting

Police said the shooting happened in the 1500 block of Arlington Avenue around 2:20 p.m.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 17-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in the Linden neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, according to Columbus police.

Police went to the 1500 block of Arlington Avenue around 2:20 p.m. on a reported shooting.

Officers later learned the shooting happened in the 1300 block of Myrtle Avenue.

According to police, the victim said he was walking with a friend when an unknown male suspect began shooting at the victim and his friend.

The victim was struck in the upper leg.

The victim was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition.

Police said they are looking for two suspects in the shooting.

A description of the suspects was not released.

The incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Columbus police at (614) 645-4218 or Crimes Stoppers at (614) 461-8477.