Teen Shot While Walking in Snow

The 16-year-old was on his way sledding

A Delaware boy was shot during an attempted robbery Sunday while he was on his way to go sledding with a friend, according to New Castle County Police.

The shooting occured when a 16-year-old and a friend were walking when a man approached them and tried to rob them at gunpoint. When he realized the boys had nothing to take, he fired a shot striking the teen.

The victim fled to a relatives house and collapsed.

The teen, who was underwent emergency surgery at Christiana Hospital, is in stable condition, said police.

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