17-year-old boy released from hospital after shooting in North Riverside

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Wichita police say a teenager has been released from the hospital after he was shot twice in North Riverside. 

The shooting happened at around 9:15 p.m. Thursday near 20th Street and Shelton Avenue. Officer Charley Davidson said police arrived to find a 17-year-old boy who had suffered two gunshot wounds to his body. 

The teen was hospitalized and has since been released. 

Davidson said the investigation revealed that the boy was walking by a red pickup stopped in the street when someone inside opened fire. Two people were in the pickup, but a suspect description was not available. 

Police continue investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111. 


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A teenager is in critical condition after a shooting in north Riverside.

It happened around 9:15 p.m. on Thursday. Officers responded to a shooting call in the 2100 block of North Shelton.

Police say a 17-year-old boy was walking near 20th Street North and North Shelton Avenue when an "older truck" pulled up beside him and opened fire.

The teen was able to make it to a nearby relative's house where he called police. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

No names have been released at this time.

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