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Teen hospitalized after Palm Coast shooting, Flagler County deputies say

A teenage boy was hospitalized after a shooting Saturday evening in Palm Coast, according to the Flager County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office responded around 11:30 p.m. to Roxboro Drive after reports of a shooting. Deputies said they learned the incident took place a couple blocks away on Roxland Lane.

Deputies said a 17-year-old boy was found with a gunshot wound and was airlifted to a hospital. The extent of his injuries was not immediately released.

“At this time we do not believe that this was a random attack,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “We are actively piecing together the events that led up to this incident and are following all leads that have been uncovered. We ask the community to send tips if they have any information that may help in this investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office by emailing TIPS@flaglersheriff.com or calling the non-emergency line at 386-313-4911 and mention case number 2021-37949. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-TIPS (8477). You could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.