UPDATE: The Atwater teen is now out of surgery and his condition is stable…
ATWATER, CA – The victim has been identified as a 16-year-old boy from Atwater who was shot five times. He is currently in emergency surgery right now and the family needs all of our positive thoughts and prayers right now as they endure a very difficult situation.
The shots rang out this evening in the area of Bellevue and Castle Drive and when authorities arrived they found the 16-year-old down in the grass. The victim was quickly rushed to an area hospital in critical condition.
Atwater PD is still investigating the shooting and we hope to have a full update soon.
MCNTV News will be reaching out to local Atwater political leaders and asking them about when they plan on making Atwater a safe community for taxpayers to raise a family in.