Police investigating Abilene shooting; teen injured, taken to hospital

Police investigate shooting on Cherry Street.

ABILENE, Texas - Abilene police are investigating a late night shooting that sent a 16-year-old to the hospital.

Police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Cherry Street just before midnight Monday. That's just off of Treadaway Boulevard and South 7 th Street.

According to officers, the juvenile had been in an altercation with the 25-year-old homeowner in the frontyard.

The homeowner says they felt threatened and shot the 16-year-old in the abdomen.

Police detained the homeowner and another person at the residence for questioning.

KTXS will provide more details as they become available.

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