Teenager shot in Knoxville neighborhood

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PITTSBURGH - A 17-year-old boy was shot in Pittsburgh’s Knoxville neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

The shooting is believed to have happened shortly before 3 p.m. in the 100 block of Zara Street, police said.

Public Information Officer Sonya Toler said someone dropped the victim off in the 400 block of Freeland Street.

Channel 11’s Shelby Zarotney reported that the teenager was found by police lying on the ground near a car with a gunshot wound to the left hip. He was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Police are investigating.