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Blytheville Teen to be Charged as Adult in Shooting of JPD Cop

NOVEMBER 28, 2006 - Posted at 12:59 p.m. CST

 

JONESBORO, AR - Authorities in Jonesboro say they will charge a Blytheville teenager as an adult for the Friday shooting of a Jonesboro police officer.

Steven Earl Hill, Jr., 16, is charged with attempted capital murder, rape and aggravated assault.  The officer was wearing a protective vest and sustained only minor injuries.

A $1 million has been set for Hill.  Meanwhile, his sister, Sandra Hill, is also charged with obstruction of governmental operations.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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