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Police: Teen shot in chest by unidentified shooter

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg police are looking for information and whomever shot a teenager in the chest Sunday.

Police said the shooting happened about 7:20 p.m. at the Victoria Gardens apartments on Howard Street. When officers arrived, they found the 17-year-old boy with a gunshot wound on the left side of his chest, just below his heart.

He was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Police said they found the back door to the apartment unlocked and a small amount of drug paraphernalia scattered around the apartment.

So far, police said no suspects have been identified. The police report stated when officers first arrived, one of them saw someone running away towards Preston Street, but they were unable to locate the person.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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