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Teen Wounded In Central District Shooting

A 17-year-old was wounded Monday in a shooting near 23rd Avenue and East Cherry Street.

Police were called to the Garfield Teen Life Center just before 4 PM after the victim walked into the Center with a gunshot wound to his shoulder.

The suspect–described as black male in his mid-to-late teens, 5’5, wearing a black and white polo shirt and black jeans–fled the area following the shooting.

Officers, a K9 team, and Gang Unit detectives are searching for the suspect and investigating the incident.

This post will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.