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Juvenile shot to death in Arkansas

Cody Lynn Gorecke      (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Cody Lynn Gorecke (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

WILBURN, AR (AP) - Cleburne County authorities say a 17-year-old senior at Vilonia High School has died from a gunshot wound she suffered at a party in the Cleburne County community of Wilburn.

The sheriff's office said Amanda Allison was shot at a home in Wilburn, about 10 miles east of Heber Springs, where the party was under way.

Officers said 19-year-old Cody Lynn Gorecke was arrested after the shooting.

Vilonia High School Principal Andy Ashley said the victim was well-liked. "She was a fun-loving kid," Ashley said.

Allison's father, John Allison, teaches math at the school she attended.

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