Police: Teen shooting victim not cooperating with investigation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police say a 16-year-old male was injured in a shooting at Continental Square Apartments, Sunday at 11:15 p.m.   When they arrived, police say they found the juvenile in the parking lot of Spencerian College, across the street from where the shooting happened.

Police say the teen was shot twice, once in the buttock and in the abdomen. Police say they are not sure if the teen ran across the street or if he was dragged there by the suspects. Authorities say they are looking for two suspects in connection with the shooting. Officers say witnesses gave them conflicting stories about the men. Police say some witnesses claim the two men were in a car, while others say the men ran off.

K-9 units were called to the scene, but police say they could not establish a track.

Officers say their attempts to uncover how the 16-year-old sustained his injuries were not successful because the teen refused to cooperate with their investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward. You can also share tips with Lexington Police anonymously by giving them a call.

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