Shooting of teen in Stoughton prompts shelter-in-place as police search for suspects

STOUGHTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities advised residents to shelter in place as they searched for two armed and dangerous suspects accused of shooting an 18-year-old in Stoughton Thursday night.

Officers responding to a reported shooting on the 400 block of Summer Street around 8:45 p.m. found the victim suffering from a single gunshot wound, according to Stoughton police.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.

Officers, state troopers, and a K-9 unit launched a search in the area for two suspects described as young men before calling it off around 11:15 p.m.

They are continuing to look for the suspects and are following up on tips that they have received.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Stoughton police at 781-344-2424.

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