15-year-old allegedly shot in leg Tuesday

Published 8:25 pm Tuesday, July 31, 2018

A 15-year-old LaGrange resident was allegedly shot in the leg Tuesday outside Motel 6 on Lafayette Parkway. According to a LaGrange Police Department press release, the victim told police he had been shot by an unknown suspect before 12:47 a.m.

The victim told police he and his mother were renting a room, and he was walking outside when a vehicle pulled up and a suspect shot him from the vehicle, according to LPD Lt. Dale Strickland.

The victim was taken and treated at a local hospital, according to the press release.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the LPD at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.