Deputies say teenager survived gunshot to head

4 months 8 hours 52 minutes ago Thursday, October 19 2017 Oct 19, 2017 Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:43:00 AM CDT October 19, 2017 in News
By: Steve Lambson, KOMU 8 News Content Manager

BOONE COUNTY - Sheriff's deputies said a teenager was shot in a home on Bethany Drive on Wednesday.

The shooting happened at around 10:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of Bethany Drive. Deputies went to the home after getting several reports from residents about gunfire. There they learned the victim had already been taken to a hospital by private vehicle.

Officials said the 17-year-old victim got a gunshot wound to the head, which they described as non-life-threatening.

Witnesses said the gunshot came from outside the home through a living room window.

No suspect information has been released.

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