Two youths were shot Thursday in Harrison Twp.
Both juveniles were taken to local hospitals, but their conditions were not released.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies and medics were dispatched shortly before 11:30 a.m. to the 3600 block of Salem Avenue on a report of a person shot. People in two vehicles were reportedly exchanging gunfire.
Crews found a black vehicle that crashed into a tree line just off Salem Avenue with the two juveniles inside suffering from gunshot wounds, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.
Salem Avenue was closed at Wheeler Avenue while deputies investigated the shooting.
Two vehicles crashed at Fairport Avenue, including the black vehicle involved in the shooting.
A K9 team also responded to assist with the investigation.
Initial scanner traffic indicated that multiple casings were found in the area.
The shooting remains under investigation.
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