14-year-old shot Monday night near Kearney railroad tracks

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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) Kearney police are investigating a Monday night shooting near the railroad tracks in the middle of town.

At 6:22 P.M. police were called to CHI Good Samaritan Hospital for a subject who came to the emergency room seeking medical attention for a gunshot wound to the chest.

A preliminary investigation concluded that a 14-year-old boy was apparently walking in the mid-west section of town, close to the railroad tracks. As he was walking a dark color car, unknown make and model, approached the victim. As the victim leaned into the car a male subject produced a handgun and shot him in the chest.

Police say the victim then walked to a relative’s house where he was taken to the hospital. Police are still investigating.

The victim is being treated at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital.

Local 4 has a reporter in Kearney and will report more details later.