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16-year-old shot after egging car; suspect wanted

Updated: May. 6, 2019 at 3:50 PM EDT
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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Danville Police said Monday they are looking for a suspect after a 16-year-old was shot on Saturday after egging a vehicle.

Danville police said the boy was in a car with other teenagers egging vehicles in the North-Danville area. Officers say one of the targeted vehicles was occupied.

That car then sped up and caught up to the teenagers. Officers say someone in that vehicle shot into the car of teenagers, striking the 16-year-old in the lower torso.

The teens then tried to drive the victim to the hospital, before losing control near the north end of Union St. Bridge. That's where first responders found the boy who was shot.

Police say they are looking for the suspect vehicle which is described as a dark grey or black four-door mid-size car possibly a Nissan or Kia.

If anyone has information on the incident is asked to call the Danville Police Department at (434) 793-0000.

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