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3 Macon teens injured in shootings

Macon police are investigating three weekend shootings that injured three teenagers.

The shootings don’t appear to be related, but they remain under investigation, police Capt. Eric Walker said.

Police haven’t made any arrests.

A 17-year-old Leone Drive youth was shot in the arm while walking on Village Green Drive with a friend about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a police report.

The boy told police a white Oldsmobile and a small green vehicle drove up behind him, and shots were fired.

The boy and his friend ran into the woods when the shooting began, the report said. He said he heard eight to 10 shots but didn’t see the shooters.

In the second shooting, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the arm about 1 a.m. Monday on Greenwood Terrace.

The boy told officers he was at the end of his driveway talking on the phone when someone drove up in a car and fired shots at him. Officers recovered seven .45-caliber shell casings and 13 casings from a 9mm pistol, according to a police report.

Another 16-year-old boy was injured when shots were fired at the vehicle he was riding in just after 3:30 a.m. Monday in the 2700 block of Reynolds Drive, according to a police report.

The boy was a passenger in a vehicle when he noticed a white Ford Crown Victoria was behind him. The boy’s vehicle pulled over to let the Crown Victoria pass, but as that car pulled alongside the boy’s vehicle, shots were fired from the Ford, according to the report.

The boy sustained an injury from glass. He was treated and released from a hospital, Walker said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.

To contact writer Amy Leigh Womack, call 744-4398.

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