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Detectives in Luton are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was shot during the early hours of this morning, The incident happened shortly before 4am when residents reported hearing gun fire in Thricknells Close, Marsh Farm.
The 16 year old youth had been shot in the back. He was taken to hospital and remains in a serious but stable condition. A man was seen leaving the area at the time and he is described as white, in his mid-teens, wearing a blue top and blue denim jeans.
Detective Inspector Sean Quinn, investigating, said:
"We are in the early stages of this investigation and are piecing together exactly what happened prior to this shooting. However, we believe this was a targeted incident."
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A 16-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the back in Luton, Bedfordshire.