ASP: 16-year-old shot by police

ASP: 16-year-old shot by police

MARION, AR (KAIT) - According to the Arkansas State Police, the 16-year-old injured in a shooting outside the Emergency Juvenile Shelter in Marion was shot by police.

In a statement, ASP says the 16-year-old male was shot and critically wounded at the shelter in the 100-block of Cypress Avenue.

ASP special agents have been requested by Marion police to investigate the shooting and officials say Marion police went to the shelter around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Marion police officers responded to the shelter and moments later reported a teenager had been shot and wounded by police," ASP said in the statement.

No other information is expected to be released Tuesday night and additional information may be released Wednesday.

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