Teen found shot, lying on the ground in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A teenager was shot in the back and found lying on the ground Friday evening in Middletown.

It was reported around 7:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Louis Place. Upon arrival, officers found an 18-year-old black male on the ground with a gunshot wound in the lower back.

He was taken to Atrium Medical Center for treatment, however his identity and condition have not been released.

Witnesses at the scene told police several black males and a white male were spotted leaving the area in a dark colored vehicle. All of them were wearing dark clothing.

The investigation is ongoing by Middletown Police.

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