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Police: Juvenile arrested after 15-year-old is shot in Chandler

Chandler police have made an arrest for a shooting reported on Sept. 15.

CHANDLER, Ariz. — The Chandler Police Department has arrested a juvenile who is suspected in being involved in a shooting that wounded a 15-year-old last week. 

On Sept. 15, the victim was shot in the leg near McQueen Road and Galveston Street. A another juvenile victim was later identified by police. Both victims were taken to the hospital and later released. 

Police identified and arrested a juvenile suspect on Sept. 17 for allegedly being involved in the shooting. They were booked into jail for pending charges of aggravated assault with a weapon. 

The investigation will be turned over to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office for prosecutorial review.


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