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Police Shoot Teen After Chase

Posted on: 5:11 am, June 5, 2013, by , updated on: 12:47pm, June 5, 2013

SUNBURY — Authorities said Sunbury Police were forced to shoot a 17-year-old after he led them on a chase and tried to hit a police officer.

The chase began around 1 a.m. Wednesday and ended on Front Street.

Officers said they asked the teen to move his car for street cleaning and he drove off. Authorities said the teen almost hit a cop and slammed into cars.

Police opened fire and hit the teen. He is in the hospital.

Sunbury police have not released a name or condition.

Front Street was closed for a few hours Wednesday morning during the investigation.

Newswatch 16 spoke to state police and neighbors about the chase and shooting. Click here to read more.

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