Police: Teen shot in the back in SE Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Police were responding to a report of a teen shot in the back in southeast Atlanta early Tuesday evening. 

He was reported to be shot in the back, but alert, conscious and breathing shortly after 5 p.m. near the intersection of Crogman and Lansing streets in Southeast Atlanta.

Police said a second, nearby shooting of someone in the leg may have been related. In that shooting, the victim was struck by someone firing from a moving vehicle, possibly a white Charger, according to Atlanta Police. That shooting took place in the 1600 block of Lakewood Avenue, SE.

Additional information was not immediately available. 

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