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Shooting leaves 14-year-old in serious condition

The Gloucester Sheriff's Office has charged two local teenagers in Tuesday’s shooting that left a 14-year-old Gloucester boy hospitalized in stable but serious condition.

The two suspects, ages 14 and 16, have both been charged with malicious wounding, possession of a firearm while under the age of 18 and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to GSO Lt. Jamie Sharp.

Sharp said the suspects were both males and resided in Gloucester. Neither the names of the suspects nor of the victim were released due to their ages.

At about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the GSO received a call of a 13-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds that were sustained at Beaverdam Park off Farys Mill Road in Gloucester, according to GSO Chief Deputy Ryan Cookson. Sharp said Wednesday it was later determined that the victim was 14 years old.

The victim was transported to an undisclosed hospital for treatment. In the meantime, the GSO posted a public safety message on social media say...

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