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16-Year-Old Boy on Life Support After Being Shot in the Head in National City

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Police officers at the intersection where the boy was shot. Courtesy of OnScene.TV

A 16-year-old boy who was found with a gunshot wound to the head is being treated National City Police reported on Thursday.

Officers located the boy near the intersection of East 16th Street and Euclid Avenue around 9 p.m. Wednesday after receiving calls about shots fired.

“Medics arrived and the victim was immediately transported to a local trauma center where he is currently on life support,” said Sgt. Vincent Fernando said. “His injury is considered non-survivable.”

The victim’s name was not released.

Detectives said multiple shots were fired and three suspects fled the scene running east on East 16th Street.

City News Service and OnScene.TV contributed to this article.

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