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Florence teen killed in early morning shooting

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FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

A 17-year-old male was taken to the hospital where he later died after an early morning shooting in Florence.

Police said the teen was shot once in the chest during a robbery at 221 Blair Street early Friday morning.

Police called in K-9 units to look for the shooter but never found the offender.

They interviewed several witnesses from the scene, and investigators said they have several persons of interest.

This is the city's first murder of 2011.

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