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Billings teen identified as shooting victim, second teen arrested

Billings teen identified as shooting victim, second teen arrested
Posted at 1:16 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 08:57:36-04

Police on Tuesday identified the victim of a Monday afternoon shooting as a 16-year-old boy.

Lt. Brandon Wooley said in a press release a 17-year-old boy has been arrested as a suspect in the shooting that happened at about 5:05 p.m. at 204 Prickett Lane.

Wooley said the suspect is being held at Youth Services on a possible charge of assault with a weapon.

The names of the victim and suspect have not been released, and the condition of the victim who was taken to a hospital was also not released.

Wooley said investigators believe there was some type of disturbance related to the shooting, but he did not elaborate further.

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