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Temple police investigating shooting that injured juvenile

Posted at 4:58 PM, Jul 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-09 00:48:55-04

Temple police are investigating a shooting that left one juvenile male injured. Police said he did not cooperate with officers in telling them what happened.

Around 3:19 p.m. Temple police said they responded to after a caller said he had been shot in the area of Henderson and East Avenue H. Officers who arrived on the scene said the caller had left in a vehicle. No shell casings were found in the area.

A juvenile male was located by officers in the 1300 block of East Barton Avenue with a single gunshot to his right leg, police said.

"The individual did not cooperate with officers in telling them what happened, or information regarding a suspect," said police. "He was taken to Baylor Scott and White Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries."

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477.