A 17-year-old Omaha boy was shot Friday afternoon while walking in northeast Omaha.

J'Avon Smith was walking near 4th and Fort Streets, police said, when he heard a gunshot and realized he had been hit. A Good Samaritan gave him a ride to Creighton University Medical Center for treatment, police said.

Omaha police officers were called to the hospital about 5:10 p.m. to investigate the report of the shooting.

Smith's injury was not considered life-threatening, police said.

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