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2 teens shot; police looking for suspect

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Two teen boys were shot at close range as they argued with a man in a car near East Cleveland Avenue and Owens Street, according to Madera police.

Both victims were uncooperative, and the incident may have occurred in the same area near Davis Street, police said.

Police suspect the shooting about 9:15 p.m. Friday was gang related.

Sgt. Matt Wiles said the boys were fortunate that their injuries were small-caliber flesh wounds and not serious. He said the victims were treated at Madera Community Hospital and released a short time later...


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