Teen shot during dispute at Cobb County movie theater

- A 16-year-old was shot after a confrontation outside of a Cobb County movie theater late Tuesday night.

Police said the victim was involved in a dispute with another male in the parking lot of the Regal 22 in Austell off of the East-West Connector around 11 p.m. Before the dispute escalated, the teen retreated and was shot in the right leg by the suspect, police said. 

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Paramedics rushed the victim to the hospital. Officers on the scene described his injuries as non-life threatening.

Police taped off a large area of the parking lot as they looked for clues early Wednesday morning.  A shell casing could be seen on the ground. Detectives wouldn't confirm if it was related to the shooting.

Officers also searched a car, before allowing it to leave.

Cobb County police say information is known about the shooter, but haven't released a description yet.

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