Man shot while sitting in back seat of car

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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – A Middletown man is hospitalized after being shot.

Police got the call just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers say they found a 20-year-old man shot in the back at Grand Avenue and Jackson Lane.

Investigators say the man was sitting in the passenger seat of a car when someone in the back seat shot him.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Police are now searching for suspects. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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