13-year-old shot while walking in Mesa near Alma School Rd and Rio Salado Pkwy

abc15.com staff
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MESA, AZ — Police are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was shot in Mesa near Alma School Road and Rio Salado Parkway.

On Wednesday at about 2:50 p.m., Mesa Police Department officials say they received a 911 call about a shooting in the area.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located the boy with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. He was taken to a hospital for treatment and released to his family later in the night.

Officials say the boy was walking home from school with two of his friends when he felt pain in his shoulder. The boy and his friends ran to his house to call the police.

It is currently unknown what led up to the shooting. Police have not released any information on a possible shooter.

This incident is currently under investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, contact the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211.

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2023-08-30 22:48:37 , Mesa News

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