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A 17-year-old teenage boy showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg Saturday, according to police. 

Officers responded to the incident around 8:50 p.m., according Madison Police Chief Mike Koval's daily blog. 

Koval said what the teen has told police is inconsistent with what officers have found so far.

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When officers searched the area the shooting was reported to have occurred, they found no witnesses or evidence, Koval said. 

Madison police are investigating the incident.

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Emily Hamer is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal. She joined the paper in April 2019 and was formerly an investigative reporting intern at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.