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Teen boy shot in ankle at Midvale Middle School parking lot

January 31, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to an ankle in a shooting at the Midvale Middle School parking lot.

Police from Midvale and Unified say they received calls of shots fired before 1 a.m. Thursday.

A witness reported a man was seen carrying someone over his shoulder and running from the area.

Salt Lake City TV station KSL reports officers who responded to the school found a blood trail and shell casings in the parking lot, but the victim and suspects were gone.

The teenage boy later showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his ankle.

Police say the victim is not believed to be a student at the school.

His name wasn’t immediately released.

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Information from: KSL-TV, http://www.ksl.com/

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