Teen Shot Near High School in Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. -- A teenager was shot within a block of Gov. Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick Tuesday afternoon.

City police found the student suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest when responding to a report of shots fired about 20 minutes after class was dismissed. The 17-year-old boy had gone to a nearby gas station for help.

Nearby schools were locked down.

The victim is believed to have been targeted, police said.

There is no word on his condition.

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