18-year-old man injured in gang shooting in Como, authorities say; person in custody

An 18-year-old man was shot Friday evening in a gang-related crime in Fort Worth’s Como section, police said.

The victim was fired on at about 7:15 p.m. at Libbey Avenue and Hervie Street.

The man was taken in serious condition to a hospital, and his injury was not life-threatening, a MedStar spokesman said.

One person was in custody, police said.

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Emerson Clarridge covers crime and other breaking news for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He works evenings and reports on law enforcement affairs in Tarrant County. He previously was a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald and the Observer-Dispatch in Utica, New York.