Teen shot in buttocks near Hoover apartments

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HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — A 15-year-old is suffering from a minor flesh wound to the buttocks after shots were fired near the Abbey at Wisteria Crest Apartments in Hoover.

According to Hoover Police Capt. Gregg Rector, the teen says he and two friends were walking near the apartment complex when they were confronted by other males inside a vehicle.

The teen reportedly told police that shots were fired by someone in the vehicle after a verbal exchange.

Rector said the teen was taken to the hospital by personal vehicle.

According to Rector, no other injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing.

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