TEXARKANA — The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department (TAPD) says they are searching for a male juvenile suspect who allegedly shot a suspect in the leg on Aug. 9.
TAPD says that at around 3:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 500 block of East Street regarding a shooting. When they arrived, they discovered a victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. Officers rendered aid and called for an ambulance.
Police say that the male juvenile allegedly had an argument with the victim before the shooting. TAPD’s criminal investigation division arrived on the scene and followed up on leads and spoke with witnesses.
The victim is in the hospital and is currently in stable condition, police say.
A felony warrant is out for the male juvenile in the following: Battery in the 1st Degree, Aggravated Assault, and Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm from a Vehicle.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the criminal investigation division at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-7867.