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PD: Juvenile critical after being shot accidentally near 67th Avenue and Van Buren Street

Phoenix Police
Posted at 9:28 PM, Dec 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-08 13:29:54-05

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a juvenile male is in critical condition after being shot in Phoenix Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called to the scene near 67th Avenue and Van Buren Street around 3:45 p.m. for reports of a gunshot wound.

When police arrived, they discovered a juvenile male victim was shot accidentally.

It was first reported that there was a drive-by shooting at the park that caused the injury; however, following an investigation, Phoenix police say three adult men tried to hide the accidental shooting by reporting that they were followed after exiting a bus and then shot.

The victim remains in critical condition.

This is an active investigation. Stay with ABC15 News and for updates.