A 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times while driving near a gas station in DeKalb, according to the local police.
The incident took place on Tuesday night in the 2000 block of South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road.
Reports indicate that the shooting occurred around 9:45 p.m.
near the Chevron gas station.
The victim, whose identity has not been disclosed, sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.
The teenager claimed that he was driving when an unidentified individual began shooting at him.
Law enforcement authorities have launched an investigation into the incident to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting and identify the perpetrator.
The motive behind the attack remains unknown at this time.
As the investigation progresses, further updates and details will be provided.
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