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Rowlett Highway Shooting Sends 2 Young Men To Hospitals

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ROWLETT (CBSDFW.COM) – A shooting on a highway in Rowlett sent two young men to hospitals Sunday.

Three men were driving south on President George Bush Highway when someone shot into their sedan around 3:20 p.m., hitting a 14-year-old in the backseat and the 21-year-old driving, Rowlett police say. The driver took the Lakeview Parkway/Main Street exit and pulled into a parking lot.

The 14-year-old, shot in the hand, was taken to Children's Hospital. The 21-year-old, shot in the shoulder, was taken to Medical Center of Plano. The third person, who was in the front passenger seat, was not shot.

Their exact conditions are unknown, but police said the wounds do not appear to be life-threatening.

Police are searching for a brown Toyota Tundra, which may or may not have been involved. The investigation is ongoing.

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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