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16-year-old GA driver shot by state trooper

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NORCROSS, GA – Early Tuesday morning, a state trooper attempted to pull over a white pickup truck. The 16-year-old driver did not stop the vehicle until it reached a dead end on the road. According to a report on the AJC, the trooper opened fire on the teenager when he began backup the vehicle toward him, according to the GBI.

A passenger in the vehicle fled from the scene and has yet to be apprehended. The teenager who was shot was taken to a local hospital, and his injuries are not considered life threatening. The pickup was later determined to be a stolen vehicle from Gwinnett County.

The GBI is still investigating the incident.

Source: AJC