Teen Boy Wounded in Shooting Outside Palmdale Apartment Complex

PALMDALE (CNS) - A 17-year-old boy was shot and wounded this afternoon outside an apartment complex in Palmdale.

Deputies from the sheriff's Palmdale Station responded about 2:25 p.m. to the 38100 block of East Fifth Street East to investigate a report of a gunshot victim at the location, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

They found the boy with a gunshot wound to his upper body, according to the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

A deputy at the scene told a news photographer the victim was 17 years old and found by his father.

The boy was taken to a hospital and was in fair condition, according to the sheriff's department.

No weapon was recovered and no one was immediately taken into custody, officials said.

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