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WPD investigating shooting

by | Sep 16, 2020 | Latest

Wylie police are investigat­ing a Sept. 8 incident in which a 16-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to the arm.

Police responded to a call at about 12:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Park Blvd. in refer­ence to a shooting and discov­ered the juvenile victim. The juvenile received treatment by Wylie Fire-Rescue.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was to meet someone he met on so­cial media at the Parc at Wylie apartment complex and while there two unknown males ap­proached him, WPD spokes­man Sgt. Donald English said.

The 16-year-old was al­legedly struck by one of the suspects and the second fired a weapon at him, English re­ported.

The victim was able to drive out of the complex where po­lice located him. Detectives were called to assist in the in­vestigation.

English requests that anyone with information regarding the incident contact the police de­partment at 972-442-8171.

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