ATLANTA - Police in northwest Atlanta said a teenager flagged down a driver for help after he was shot by his friend.
It happened in the 1000 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway around 12:43 p.m. Wednesday. Atlanta police said the 16-year-old had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was rushed to an area hospital for treatment.
He was alert, conscious, and breathing at the time.
The teen is a documented runaway, police said and will be released into state custody.
Investigators are still looking into the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
Download the FOX 5 Atlanta app for breaking news and weather alerts.