A Jackson teen is recovering after being shot in the buttocks over the weekend.
Jackson police say it happened in the 700 block of Broadmoor Drive on Sunday afternoon.
The 16-year-old victim told investigators two black males approached him as he was walking through a field.
The men attempted to steal the teen's backpack then a fight ensued. Shortly after, a gun shot rang out.
No one has been arrested and the incident remains under investigation.
The teen's injury is non-life threatening.
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