16-year-old boy shot in hand

August 26, 2009 1:04:05 PM PDT
Santa Rosa police are investigating a shooting that injured a 16-year-old boy Tuesday night.

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The teen was walking on Hendley Street and was crossing Pressley Street in the South Park area at about 9:20 p.m. when he was shot in the hand, Sgt. Lisa Banayat said.

Someone called police to report hearing a male screaming and running east on Pressley Street toward the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Banayat said.

Another caller said the shooting victim was at a Chevron gas station at Bennett Valley Road and South E Street.

An officer found the teen at the gas station and he was taken to a hospital for treatment, Banayat said.

The victim and his friends could not provide a description of the shooter, Banayat said.

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