Police: 2 boys shot in Jeannette, taken to hospital

Renatta Signorini, Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa.
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Apr. 8—Two boys were sent to a hospital after being shot Wednesday evening in Jeannette.

A Westmoreland County emergency dispatcher said the incident took place shortly before 6 p.m. along the 100 block of Locust Street.

Jeannette Police Chief Shannon Binda said one of the boys was shot in the hand and the other was shot in the thigh. The wounds are not believed to be life-threatening.

No other injuries were reported.

A section of Locust Street was closed for several hours.

Additional details weren't immediately available. The investigation is continuing.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, rsignorini@triblive.com or via Twitter .