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Juvenile shot while walking home behind Lawrence elementary school

Update: High school-aged boy shot near a Lawrence elementary school

LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) — Police are investigating after a juvenile was shot Tuesday afternoon behind an elementary school in Lawrence, police say.

Lawrence Police Department says officers were dispatched to Harrison Hill Elementary School, 7510 E 53rd St, just after 4 p.m. on a report of a person shot.

Police confirmed that a teenage boy got into an altercation with another juvenile while walking home from school. Shots were fired, hitting the teenage boy in the leg.

He was taken to Riley Hospital for Children in stable condition.

Police say they have a suspect in custody.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Lawrence Police Department at 317-545-7575.

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