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Shooting Investigation on Hawthorne Avenue

Shooting Investigation on Hawthorne Avenue

For immediate release: January 13, 2017

On Thursday, 01-12-17, at 4:32 AM, we were called to a shooting in the 3300 block of S. Hawthorne Avenue

We were told that someone was trying to steal a vehicle that was parked along the roadway, outside the caller’s home and gunshots were exchanged between the suspect and victim.

The suspect was shot during the altercation and the victim was not injured. The suspect fled in a vehicle from the scene. At 4:48 AM, we learned that the suspect had been taken to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

After responding to the area of the hospital to locate the suspect, a second subject was also contacted and questioned regarding the incident. The suspect is still being treated at the hospital at this time. Additional details will become available when charges are filed.