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11yo shot in drive by, 2 teens arrested

Two juveniles were arrested in Texarkana after an 11 year old was hit in a drive by shooting Friday night.
TEXARKANA, AR - Two juveniles were arrested in Texarkana after an 11 year old was hit in a drive by shooting Friday night.

Police officers responded to the shooting after 10pm at the Chapel Ridge Apartments located at 4716 County Ave. When the officers arrived, they found an 11-year-old boy shot in the leg. The victim was transported and treated for non-life threatening injuries at St. Michaels Hospital.

According to the police report, several juveniles drove to the apartment complex and started shooting. Two 17-year-olds were charged with 2nd degree battery and unlawful discharge of a weapon in connection with the shooting.

The investigation is still ongoing and police expect to make more arrests.

Texarkana Arkansas Police Department asks if anyone has more information about the shooting to please call 903-798-3154 or the Texarkana area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.
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