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Teen injured in second Walker Street shooting since March: London police

Police in London, Ont., say a 17-year-old boy was seriously injured after a shooting on Walker Street Tuesday night.

It’s the second shooting reported along Walker Street since March 2, when a window was struck but no injuries were reported.

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According to police, emergency crews were called at 11:40 p.m. to reports of a possible shooting on Walker Street, a small street off of Rectory Street and north of Trafalgar Street.

On scene, a 17-year-old boy was found with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. Police say he was taken to hospital with a serious but not life-threatening injury.

Police also say that “further evidence indicating that a firearm had been discharged was located at the scene.”

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The investigation is in its early stages and police have not released any information about a suspect or suspects, but police say they believe the incident is related to the aforementioned shooting on March 2 when a window of a home was struck by a bullet but no injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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