14-year-old critical after being shot

STAFF REPORTSSeptember 14, 2012 

Police are investigating the shooting of a 14-year-old boy Tuesday.

At 11:17 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 200 block of West I Street. When officers arrived, they learned the teen had been taken to Memorial Hospital, Los Banos.

Police said the boy was suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was flown to a Modesto-area hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Officers reported finding a loaded gun in the 200 block of West I Street while processing the crime scene.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Detective Justin Melden at (209) 827-7070, ext. 114.

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