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SCSO: 2 teens shot during verbal dispute

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Two 17-year-olds were shot Thursday evening after a verbal dispute in the 7500 block of Easterly Lane, a Shelby County Sheriff's spokesman said.

The double shooting took place just before 6 p.m. SCSO spokesman Chip Washington said he deputies were dispatched after 20 people gathered in the area when a verbal dispute took place.

Someone pulled out a gun and fired as the crowd dispersed, Washington said. One teen was shot in the back and the other teen was shot in the shoulder.

Both teens were taken to The MED and are in stable condition, Washington said.

Sheriff's deputies are searching for the gunman. If you can assist SCSO you are urged to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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