Albany High School student shot near campus

Published: Jan. 17, 2014 at 9:42 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 17, 2014 at 10:53 PM EST
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - WALB has confirmed that a student has been shot near Albany High School.

Albany Police said the 16 year old student was shot in the arm. Police are on the scene. There was no immediate word on the student's condition.

Officers said the victim was walking along Tift Avenue when it happened. Investigators said the student was shot with a small caliber weapon.

The victim was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, but the injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

WALB has a crew at the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with WALB for the latest.

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