Wednesday, June 17, 2009

15-year-old shot

PRESS RELEASE: At 9:38 p.m. June 16, officers were called to the 4200 block of Park on a shooting. Apparently, a group of five to six teenagers were in the basement of a residence with a gun. During the incident, the gun discharged and struck a 15-year-old male. The juvenile victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The young adult (approximately 17 years old) who discharged the gun is currently being questioned in regard to the incident. It is unknown at this time if the shooting was accidental or intentional.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 474-8477.

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