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17-year-old injured in shooting, 15-year-old suspect in custody in Loudon Co.

Officials said that the victim was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with a Lifestar helicopter.

LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. — UPDATE (10:45 p.m.): The Loudon County Sheriff's Office said that a 17-year-old male was shot numerous times Thursday afternoon. They said that a 15-year-old male was identified as the shooting suspect and was taken into custody.

The 17-year-old went through surgery for multiple gunshot wounds, officials said. The suspect was still in custody and officials were investigating.

Police said that the names of both the victim and the suspect were being withheld since they are both juveniles.

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The Loudon County Sheriff's Office said that a man was injured after a shooting Thursday afternoon. They also said that another person was in custody and that there was no danger to the community.

The victim was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in a Lifestar helicopter, according to officials.

Calls came in about the shooting around 4:10 p.m. on Thursday. It was on the 700 block of Clear Branch Road, and officials were still working at the scene around 5 p.m.

Details about the events leading up to the shooting and the condition of the victim were not immediately available. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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