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Teen shot in the face inside Atlanta apartment
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Teen shot in the face inside Atlanta apartment

ATLANTA -- A 17 year old was conscious and alert after being shot in the face inside a southwest Atlanta apartment Friday morning.

The shooting happened shortly before 3:30 a.m. at the Allen Hills Apartments on Allen Temple Court.

A witness told police he and the victim were walking through the apartment complex when several people got out of a dark-colored car and opened fire on them. Atlanta Police Officer Kim Jones said it's more likely the shooting happened inside an apartment, and the suspects chased the victim into the parking lot.

Jones said the victim did not cooperate with investigators and refused to answer their questions about the shooting. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

Callers to 911 reported hearing several shots fired. Police only found one bullet hole, which was in a car parked in the complex's parking lot.

No one has been arrested. The shooting is under investigation.

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