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17-year-old Jason killed after shooting in Texarkana

We believe that the two boys were friends, officials stated.



A 17-year-old named Jason was found dead after a shooting on Sunday night in Texarkana.

Texarkana police officials responded to a call at an apartment in the 1000 block of College Drive around 1:30 a.m. where they discovered the victim indoors.

Authorities arrested a 16-year-old and transported them to a juvenile detention center, as per reports.

“We believe that the two boys were friends,” officials stated. “The gun recovered at the scene had been reported stolen in Hope, Arkansas.

The incident is still under investigation, and there are numerous unanswered questions about the events.

Nevertheless, regardless of the circumstances, the outcome is both senseless and deeply tragic,” officials added.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.