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Teen reports being shot by BB gun in Waipahu

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A 13-year-old boy was in stable condition and may have been shot with a BB or pellet gun this afternoon on Farrington Highway.

Emergency medical personnel said the boy told them he thinks he was shot by a BB gun. The incident occurred about 5:08 p.m. at 94-0485 Farrington Highway in Waipahu near Waipahu Intermediate School.

The boy was treated and transported to a hospital, but no further information was available.

This morning, two more possible BB or pellet gun incidents were reported in Pearl City —  adding to a half dozen incidents that began last month.

Police have begun a fourth-degree criminal property investigation following a report at 2 a.m. of a window damagd by a pellet or BB gun at a gas station on Kamehameha Highway in Pearl City.

A few minutes later near the Pearl Highlands shopping center, there were reports of a vehicle being damaged.

No injuries were reported, and the suspect or suspects for both incidents have not yet been located.

Police are investigating whether the two incidents are related.

Since Sept. 22, there have been a half dozen shooting cases reported in Wahiawa and Pearl City.

On Sept. 22, a teenager suffered minor injuries in the back from a pellet gun while sitting at a bus stop in front of Highlands Intermediate School.

Two days later, a man said he was shot in the hand by a BB gun while standing in a North Kamehameha Highway parking lot.

Two incidents were reported Sept. 25 Near Dole Plantation north of Wahiawa.

And the window of a Wahiawa business was damaged on Sept. 26.

On Saturday, the window of a tour bus with 23 passengers was shattered near Aloha Stadium.

CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this and other related incidents.

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