- Associated Press - Friday, September 2, 2016

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after allegedly shooting his 14-year-old friend in the back.

The Daily Sentinel reports (https://bit.ly/2bI3Qwn ) that Grand Junction police say the 15-year-old was arrested Wednesday night after the shooting. The victim is being treated at St. Mary’s Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police have not released the names of either teen involved.

The 15-year-old is expected to appear before a Mesa County magistrate judge Friday. He is being held at the Grand Mesa Youth Services Center on suspicion of second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, prohibited use of a weapon, and being a minor in possession of alcohol.


Information from: The Daily Sentinel, https://www.gjsentinel.com

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