Teen Shot While Riding Bike

Police_Tape_2013JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A teenager was shot while riding a bicycle in Jacksonville.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened Sunday afternoon.

According to the Florida Times-Union, the boy was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for injuries that weren’t life-threatening.

Sgt. Hector J. Rivera told the newspaper that several shots were fired, but he doesn’t know how many hit the victim. Witnesses saw a car leaving the area.

Rivera didn’t know a motive for the shooting.

An investigation continues.

Source: The Associated Press