Teen shot in Jersey City; 3 suspects on the loose

Breaking News from Eyewitness News on WABC-TV New York

March 19, 2013 1:10:12 PM PDT
Police in New Jersey are looking for three suspects believed to be connected to the shooting of a teenager.

Authorities say the 18-year-old boy was shot twice, once in the buttocks and once in the thigh, in the vicinity of Ocean Avenue and Lembeck Avenue in Jersey City Tuesday morning.

The victim was taken to Jersey City Medical Center. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

Police are scouring the area for the three suspects, also believed to be young teenagers.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.