Boy, 12, wounded in shootout with 14-year-old in Cincinnati

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CINCINNATI, Ohio – A 12-year-old boy was reportedly wounded Tuesday night after getting into a shootout with a 14-year-old man.

police Say WLWT Channel 5 The shooting took place just after 7 p.m. in the city’s west end. The 12-year-old suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Two Gun Crimes Task Force undercover officers witnessed the shooting. WCPO Channel 9 reports.

The boy was taken to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. According to the WCPO, his wounds are not considered life-threatening.

Officials were able to chase the 14-year-old and take him into custody, Fox 19 reports. At least one firearm was found at the scene.

No details were reported as to why the boys shot each other. The incident is being investigated further.

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