Police investigating shooting at group home that leaves boy in critical condition
Sep 1, 2022, 6:00 PM
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)
PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating a shooting that took place a local boys group home that left a young male in critical condition, authorities said.
Police responded to a call around 2 a.m. Thursday of a single shot being fired in the area of 19th Avenue and Mountain View Road.
Upon arrival, officers began speaking to individuals at the group home, according to a press release.
Medical aid was provided to a juvenile male resident of the home who was shot. The victim was taken to a local hospital and is being treated for life-threatening injuries.
Police later arrested a 17-year-old male suspect, also a resident of the group home, for aggravated assault and weapon charges, the release said.
The investigation remains ongoing.
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