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Teen Shot, Gunman Sought

Posted March 17, 2008 2:25 p.m. EDT
Updated March 17, 2008 4:52 p.m. EDT

— A 16-year-old boy was shot in the chest Monday afternoon south of downtown, police said.

The teen, whose name wasn't released, was shot on Fisher Place, off South Roxboro Street, and managed to run to the Phoenix Crossing shopping center on Fayetteville Street before collapsing inside a cell phone store, police said.

The teen was taken to Duke University Hospital. There was no word on his condition Monday evening.

Police were searching for the gunman Monday afternoon.