Canton teen injured in overnight shooting

Canton police are investigating a shooting that left a teen injured early Wednesday morning.

#BREAKING: Teenager shot in Canton. Police on-scene with investigation now. Live reports coming-up from @Fox5Kaitlyn Tune to @GoodDayAtlanta

— Good Day Atlanta (@GoodDayAtlanta) May 10, 2017

Just before 2:30 a.m., police responded to a home on Alpine Street after a mother found her 16-year-old son on their living room couch with an apparent gunshot wound on his chest area.

The young victim was transported to Northside Cherokee Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

UPDATE just spoke w @CantonPoliceGA – mom found teen on couch in back of home. Detectives getting search warrant #breaking

— Kaitlyn Pratt Fox 5 (@Fox5Kaitlyn) May 10, 2017

Detectives remain on scene, working to identify a suspect and determine who’s responsible for the shooting.

A neighbor told FOX 5’s Kaitlyn Pratt he woke up to a single gunshot and said he heard someone running behind the house and squealing off in a vehicle.

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