- Associated Press - Friday, November 18, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - A teenager accused of shooting and critically wounding a Phoenix Sunnyslope High School student earlier this year has been ruled competent to stand trial.

Prosecutors say they plan to try the 16-year-old boy as an adult.

The Associated Press isn’t releasing his name because he’s a juvenile.

At his arraignment in June, the teen pleaded not guilty to two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of discharging a firearm at a non-residence and one count of attempting to commit second-degree murder.

Authorities say 18-year-old Tayler Maggi was driving in north-central Phoenix on April 14 when he was struck in the head by a bullet.

Maggi lost control of the car and crashed into a wall. He was hospitalized more than 100 days with life-threatening injuries.

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