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Teen hospitalized after being shot at least 5 times, Atlanta police say

ATLANTA — According to police, a teenager is recovering in the hospital after being shot multiple times early Friday morning.

APD said the teen was shot five times in the legs and he was grazed in the stomach.

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The teen went to a fire station on Lanier Street where he was taken to the hospital.

Police said the teen was alert, conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

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Investigators say the victim and suspect, neither of whom have been identified, got into an argument after the suspect accused the victim of robbing his home.

Detectives also learned that the teenage victim had an outstanding warrant for robbery in Atlanta and another warrant in another jurisdiction.

The victim was placed in custody at Grady Memorial Hospital and will be taken to the Metro Youth Detention Center once he is released.

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