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Update: Parkview Student Shot Outside Verizon Arena

Police in North Little Rock are responding to a shooting near Verizon Arena.
12:35 p.m. Update:
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Officials with the Little Rock School District have confirmed that the young woman shot outside Verizon Arena is a student at Parkview High School.

LRSD says they believe this was an isolated incident, and that graduation will go on as planned tonight at 8:30 with added security.
 
North Little Rock Police say the shooting started around the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Museum.

Witnesses say they heard two or three gun shots, then saw a young woman crawling up the steps saying she'd been shot.

NLRPD says the young woman was walking out of the arena when she came into contact with a man they believe to be a boyfriend or ex-boyfriend.

Police say she then got scared and tried to go back up into the arena when he shot her. Police are now saying all indications are that the man then turned the gun on himself.

Both were taken to UAMS, where he is in critical condition.

Her injuries have been described as non life-threatening, while the man is in serious condition, according to police.

Original Story:
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Police in North Little Rock are responding to a shooting near Verizon Arena.

Emergency crews responded to East Washington Avenue between Verizon Arena and the Enclave Apartments just before 11:30 Tuesday morning.

Police now say two people have been shot.

Witnesses say Little Rock Parkview High School was finishing up graduation practice inside the arena, while McClellan students were arriving to practice their graduation.

Stick with FOX16.com, your breaking news leader, for more information as it becomes available.


*This story has been corrected from a previous version that stated McClellan's graduation practice was taking place instead of Parkview



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