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UPDATE: Police say teen shooting an accident

Posted: Updated: April 17, 2013 03:29 PM

UPDATE: Wednesday 6:20 P.M.

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police Detectives have found the shooting at 201 Filhiol Avenue to be accidental.

However, the suspect in custody is being charged with possession of illegal firearm, illegal possession of firearm by a juvenile and possession of a stolen firearm.

The suspect will be taken and held at the Green Oaks Detention Facility on previously mentioned criminal charges.

UPDATE: Wednesday 6:00 P.M.

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A 16-year-old has been arrested after a shooting in Monroe.

Police say the shooting appears to be accidental. It happened on the 200 block of Filhiol Avenue at an apartment complex.

Police say a 16-year-old girl was taken to the hospital suffering from a bullet wound on her leg.

The teen accused behind the shooting is charged with possession of an illegal firearm, illegal possession of a firearm by a juvenile and possession of a stolen firearm.

Police say he's being held at Green Oaks Detention Facility.

UPDATE: Wednesday 3:30 P.M.

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 news) - Police are looking into a shooting that left a teen injured. Monroe investigators say a 16-year-old girl has a bullet wound on her leg. The shooing happened on the 200 block of Filhiol Avenue at an apartment complex, shortly before 2:00 P.M. Wednesday.

Police say they are questioning 16-year-old boy who was also in the apartment at the time. However, no arrests have been made.

The shooting victim is in the hospital as of Wednesday afternoon. Police say she has non-life threatening injuries.

ORIGINAL STORY

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police are on the scene of a reported shooting Wednesday afternoon on Filhiol Street.

The report came in just after 1:30 p.m. that there was a shooting at an apartment in the 200 block of Filhiol.

Our crew on the scene tells us a woman was loaded into an ambulance with what appeared to be a leg wound.

There is no information at this time about a suspect or the motive behind this apparent shooting.

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