Teenager hospitalized following shooting in Greenbelt

A teenage boy was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Greenbelt, Maryland.

It happened near Mathew Street and Ora Glen Drive on Thursday just after 2 p.m. Greenbelt Police said the 16-year-old has injuries that are not life-threatening.

NBC Washington reported that the boy was walking a dog when it happened and that a nearby home was also struck by bullets, but no one inside was hurt.

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Police are investigating whether the shooting was random or targeted at the teen.

Below is the area where it happened.


Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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