Teen rushed to hospital after being shot in back in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- An 18-year-old was transported to a local hospital Friday evening after Middletown police found him suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower back.

Officers say they found the teen at about 7:31 p.m. in the area of 700 Louis Place.

Medics transported him to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown. His condition and identity were not made available.

Witnesses told investigators they saw several people leaving the area in a dark colored vehicle around the time of the shooting.

No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Middletown police at 513-425-7786.

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