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17-year-old shot in the ankle

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Posted at 5:48 PM, Aug 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-27 17:48:36-04

A 17-year-old was shot in the ankle while riding his bike in Tampa.  It happened around 2 p.m. at the 3500 block of Sarah Street in Tampa.

According to police the 17-year-old was riding his bike in the neighborhood when another man in his late teens or early 20s shot him in the ankle.

Police believe that they two people knew of each other and the teen was shot as a result of some kind of turf war. 

The 17-year-old was taken to the hospital.  The person that shot the teen has not been caught.