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Nacogdoches police give update on teens shot overnight

Published: Aug. 6, 2021 at 1:04 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2021 at 9:52 PM CDT
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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KLTV) - Two teens in shot overnight Friday in Nacogdoches are reported to have non-life threatening injuries.

Around 1:43 a.m., officers responded to The Summit at Orton Hill Apartments in the 3000 block of EJ Campbell Boulevard, where they found two teenagers who were shot multiple times while sitting in a parked vehicle.

The unidentified teenagers were transported to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, a news release stated, and are thought to have non life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say the suspects likely drove away before officers arrived. No additional description of the suspects was available.

Additionally, police say they do not believe there is a current threat to the public.

Detectives are working with other law enforcement agencies to track leads, though, a motive is unknown at this time.

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