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Lawrence teen shot in confrontation, critical but stable

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LAWRENCE, Ind. — Late Saturday night, police responded to reports of a person shot near the 4000 block of Normal Avenue.

Upon arrival, around 12:43  authorities discovered an 18-year-old male who was shot once in the abdomen by another male.

The two men, who knew each other, got into a confrontation, and the suspect shot the teen with a small caliber gun.

Police say the victim was shot while walking back from a convenience store.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he is in critical, but stable condition.

Officials are still looking for the suspect.