Camden teen shot in the neck

August 10, 2008 5:22:11 AM PDT
Camden Police are investigating a robbery and shooting of a teenager overnight. Police were called to Lemuel Street around midnight for reports of a 15-year-old shot.

Officials say the teen was knocked to the ground and his gold chain yanked from his neck. The gunman fired a shot at the teen's head, but the boy turned and the bullet hit him in the neck.

The shooter fled the scene.

The teenager is in critical condition.

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