Police investigate shooting that injured teenager in Minneapolis

Police say a teenage boy is hurt after he was shot in the face Wednesday evening in north Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Police Department spokesman Officer Garrett Parten said officers responded to reports of automatic gunfire just after 5:45 p.m. near 24th and Emerson avenues.

Officers arrived and found a boy believed to 14 years old with a non-life-threatening gunshot injury on his face. He was taken to the hospital, Parten said.

Investigators believe that at least one vehicle left the area at a high rate of speed.

The investigation is ongoing.