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Juvenile male suffers gunshot injury in south Phoenix

May 28, 2024, 10:08 PM | Updated: May 29, 2024, 7:14 am

A juvenile male suffered a gunshot injury in south Phoenix on Tuesday night, according to the Phoenix Police Department. (Getty Images File Photo/Alexander Koerner)

(Getty Images File Photo/Alexander Koerner)

PHOENIX — A juvenile male suffered a gunshot injury in south Phoenix on Tuesday night, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Officers responded to a shopping center near Baseline Road and 51st Avenue for reports of a shooting around 7:15 p.m.

Police arrived and located a juvenile male with a gunshot injury. He was taken to a local hospital and the injury was not considered life-threatening.

Authorities say preliminary information suggested the juvenile shot himself accidentally. Detectives responded to the scene to investigate the incident.

No further information was available.

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