15-year-old shot at a basketball court in Jefferson County

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A 15-year-old boy was shot Tuesday evening at a basketball court  around 5 p.m., according to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Randy Christian says deputies responded to reports of a shooting on the 100 block of Chalkville Manor Drive.

Operators were told a 15-year-old was shot by another young male. Christian says the suspect fled on foot.

The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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