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Hickory Police investigate shooting

Hickory Police investigators have arrested and charged a suspect for the attempted murder of a 16-year-old male on Thursday.

Officers with the Hickory Police Department responded to a shooting at the 800 block of 1st Street SE just before 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, and found the young male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was flown to a Charlotte hospital and remains in critical condition as of Friday afternoon.

Investigators were able to determine a suspect, a 17-year-old juvenile male, who was arrested Friday and charged with attempted murder.

If anyone has any information related to this case, please contact the Hickory Police Department at 828-328-5551.