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17-year-old shot, police searching for suspect

Shamonte Watson (Source: Forrest City Police Dept.) Shamonte Watson (Source: Forrest City Police Dept.)
FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) -

Police in Forrest City are searching for a person they say shot a teenager.

According to the Forrest City Police Department, officers responded to a shooting on S. Rosser St. and A Ave. on the night of Feb. 10.

Officers reportedly found a 17-year-old with "multiple gunshot wounds."

The teen was taken to the hospital for treatment. No word on their condition.

Detectives identified Shamonte Watson as the shooter during their investigation, according to FCPD.

A cash reward of up to $1000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Watson.

Anyone with information is urged to call Forrest City Crimestoppers at 870-261-1499.

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