Boy, 16, shot in buttocks

A teenager was shot in the buttocks Friday afternoon in Providence.

Police said they responded to Chad Brown Street at about 1 p.m.

Investigators said the 16-year-old boy was walking past a recreation center, when he was shot once in the buttocks.

The teenager was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

His name and condition were not immediately available.