Police: 17-year-old boy arrested after shooting teen girl in car

PHOENIX -  Police said a 17-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly shot a 19-year-old girl Saturday night near 17th and Peoria avenues. 

The 19-year-old victim was sitting in the backseat of a car that pulled up next to another car, police said. The driver of the other car fired multiple rounds into the victim's car, striking the 19-year-old.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in extremely critical condition, according to police.

Police tracked down the 17-year-old suspect after speaking to witnesses and arrested him. Police said two guns were recovered during the arrest.

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