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Young male wounded in leg during Pine Bluff shooting incident, police seek help

Pine Bluff police arrest suspect in early morning fatal shooting

Pine Bluff, Arkansas – The Pine Bluff Police Department is investigating an incident where a teenage boy was shot and injured on Friday morning. The shooting occurred before noon at the intersection of West Short 13th Avenue and Catalpa Street.

Upon arriving at the scene, law enforcement officers discovered a 16-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. Fortunately, the injuries sustained by the teen are non-life-threatening. He was quickly transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still unclear, but initial reports indicate that multiple suspects may be involved. According to police statements, the suspects fled the area in a vehicle just moments before the police arrived. Efforts to identify and apprehend the suspects are ongoing, as detectives work to piece together the events that led to this violent act.

As the investigation continues, the Pine Bluff Police Department has not released any specific details regarding the identity of the victim or the suspects involved. They are calling on the community for assistance. Anyone with information related to the shooting is encouraged to come forward and contact the Pine Bluff Police Department to help bring those responsible to justice.

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