Man and Teen Arrested Following Shootout at a Georgia Gas Station That Injured 9 Kids

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A man and a 15-year-old boy have been detained after getting into a shootout outside of a Shell gas station in Columbus, Georgia that left nine children injured, NY Post reported. 

D’Angelo Robinson Sr., 35, and the teen, who will remain anonymous because of his age, have been arrested following a Columbus police investigation into the shooting that took place at a Shell gas station on Feb. 17.

According to Columbus Police Chief Freddie Blackmon, gunshots rang out at a nearby party and carried over to the gas station. A 5-year-old was caught in the crossfire along with their family member, Blackmon told the outlet, adding that the others shot were a 12-year-old boy, two 13-year-old girls, a 13-year-old boy, a 14-year-old boy, two 15-year-old boys, and a 17-year-old boy.

All the victims were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, and four were discharged from the hospital shortly after the shooting.

Robinson was charged with eight counts of aggravated assault and was booked into the Muscogee County Jail the teen faces one count of aggravated assault and has been taken to the Regional Youth Detention Center, Columbus Police said in a statement.

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