UPDATE: Teen arrested for weekend shooting death of another teen in Magnolia


UPDATE: MAGNOLIA, Ark. (12/5/20) — 2:46 PM – A 16-year-old male has been arrest for fatally shooting another teen in Magnolia on Friday night.

According to Magnolia polce, a 16-year-old man was was shot in the chest Friday night at the Preston partments on Renfroe Street in Magnolia around 11 p.m.

The victim was taken to the Magnolia Regional Medical Center, where he died of his injury.

On December 5, investigators say a Camden Police Officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle that had been reported stolen this morning which led to the arrest of a potential homicide suspect.

Authorities say this traffic stop led to the discovery of evidence involving the Magnolia homicide on Dec. 4, 2020 and a 16-year-old male juvenile was arrested. His name has yet to be released by police.

This investigation is on-going.

MAGNOLIA, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — The Magnolia Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed one teenager.

According to Chief Todd Dew, officers responded to a reported shooting at the Preston Apartments just before 11 p.m. on December 4.

Officers arrived and found a 16-year-old victim who had suffered a gunshot wound and later passed away as a result of that injury. Chief Dew says they can’t release a name because the victim is a juvenile.

This is still a developing story. If you have any information about this incident, you can contact the Magnolia Police Department.

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