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Juvenile taken to hospital after shooting

A late-night shooting near Morrow sent a juvenile to an area hospital, Thursday, according to a Clayton County police spokesperson.

Officer Phong Nguyen said the shooting happened at approximately 10:30 p.m., at a house near the intersection of Monica Drive and Monica Way, just outside the Morrow city limits. “Officers responding to that location reported that the juvenile appeared to have been standing on the porch of a house, when a vehicle pulled up,” he said. “Shots were fired, and the juvenile was struck. The juvenile was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment.”

Nguyen said he could say to which hospital the juvenile was taken, citing medical confidentiality. He said the youngster’s condition was not immediately known.

— Curt Yeomans