Brian Hamacher

Boy, 15, Shot by Friend in Pembroke Pines: Police

A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was shot by his friend in Pembroke Pines Wednesday, police said.

The shooting was reported around 12:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of Northwest 10th Street.

Police said the boy was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital. Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue officials said the teen was shot in the head and was conscious and alert.

According to police, a 16-year-old discharged a firearm, hitting the other teen in the forehead. No one else was home at the time.

No other information was immediately known.

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