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CCPD: 17-year-old teen shot, looking for suspect

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Posted at 11:20 PM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-19 06:09:34-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Corpus Christi police are looking for a suspect after a 17-year-old boy was shot.

The shooting happened around 9:35 pm Wednesday in the 300 block of 18Th Street in between Agnes and Laredo Street.

Lieutenant David Saldana, with the Corpus Christi Police Department, said, "A 17-year-old male was shot once. He has non-life threatening injuries at this time."

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The victim was transported to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital.

Lt. Saldana said one person was detained, but it was determined he was a witness to the shooting.

Officers said there is one suspect that is still outstanding.

Police are asking witnesses to call Crime-stoppers at 888-TIPS if they have any information about the shooting.