UPDATE: 17-year-old arrested on suspicion of shooting that left 15-year-old injured

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Update:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- A 17-year-old is arrested in connection to a shooting that injured a 15-year-old.

According to a Little Rock Police report released Thursday, ShotSpotter indicated 13 rounds were fired near W. 23rd Street.

Officers found the 15-year-old victim laying on the 2200 block of South Cedar Street with a gunshot wound on his lower back.

According to the report, officers saw a man in a red hoodie and dreads running away from the area with a rifle in his hands.

Police say the suspect, who has not been named due to his age, was taken into custody at the 4100 block of West 22nd Street.

Officers found a black .22 caliber rifle by a home on the 4100 block of West 23rd Street.

Investigators found 14 shell casings.

The 17-year-old is being charged as an adult, according to police, and faces battery, possession of marijuana, fleeing and possession of a defaced firearm charges.

UPDATE:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Police confirm that a person has been taken into custody involved with a Wednesday afternoon shooting that injured a 15-year-old boy.

UPDATE:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Police say the victim in Little Rock shooting was a 15-year-old boy.

ORIGINAL STORY:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Little Rock Police working a shooting near 4000 West 23rd Street.

Police say shot spotter technology notified police of the shooting.

When police got there they found a man on the ground.

The man is being taken to the hospital for treatment.

We do not know the condition.

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