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16-year-old critical, shot in head in Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE (WISN) -- A 17-year-old accused of shooting another teenager in the head turned himself in on Friday.

A 16-year-old boy was shot just after 7 p.m. Thursday at 63rd Street and Villard, Milwaukee police said.

Police said he was shot while trying to rob someone on a bike with a pellet gun.

Investigators said they started pushing each other and the person on the bike pulled out a gun and opened fire.

Neighbor Netta Wright said there was a gaping wound on the back of the teen's head. She put pressure on it and checked for a pulse.

"The pulse was real faint, going in and out. His eyes was rolling in and out," Wright said.

The teens weren't familiar to most neighbors, and they were outraged to have this kind of crime brought into the neighborhood.

"This is a quiet neighborhood. Everybody knows everybody, and we keep the kids in line, too, over here. So no this is something you don't see over here at all," another neighbor said.

The 17-year-old was in custody Friday night and police said he is cooperating with investigators.

Police said the 16-year-old was in critical condition Friday night.

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