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Teen charged in Nampa shooting that injured 15-year-old

January 6, 2020 GMT

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Police in Nampa say a 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault in connection with a shooting that injured a 15-year-old boy.

The injured teenager was found by police with a gunshot wound in his leg near a Nampa elementary school on Thursday evening.

Officers with the Nampa Police Department arrested the 16-year-old boy the following day. A 35-year-old man was also arrested and charged with drug crimes in connection with the case.

Police say the older teen and the adult man were trying to find a relative when they began pursuing a car that held the 15-year-old boy and other teens. The shooting happened after the car stopped outside Park Ridge Elementary School.