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2 teenagers injured in northeast Columbus shooting

Police said both teens are expected to survive.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two 15-year-old boys were injured in a shooting in the northeast area of Columbus Thursday evening. 

Columbus police responded to the shooting in the 1700 block of Woodland Avenue shortly after 10 p.m.

Officers found both teens shot.

The boys told officers they were standing in front of a convenience store when they heard several gunshots. The boys were hit by gunfire before they could run inside the store.

The teens said the only thing they saw was a white car speeding down the street after hearing the gunshots.

According to police, one teen was taken to Grant Medical Center with serious injuries. The second teen was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Both teens are expected to survive.

Police have not released information on a possible suspect at this time.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at (614) 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).