Teen arrested in shooting

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — A teen faces charges of aggravated battery with a firearm.

Police responded to the 2000-block of West Washington Street, about 12:15 am, Friday, for a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found a 21-year old man with a single, non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his shoulder.

The victim and witnesses told police someone tried to kick open the front door and fired a single shot into the home.

19-year old Liam Downing was found a short time later, interviewed and arrested. 

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