COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 16-year-old boy was shot in the south Linden neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
Columbus police say they responded to the area of Isabel and Gerald Avenue around 4:23 p.m.
Officers found the teen suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso.
The teen was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition but was upgraded to stable condition.
Police learned the teen was walking in the area when he was approached by someone wearing a mask. A single shot was fired and hit the teen.
The incident is under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Felony Assault at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crimestoppers at 614-461-8477.