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Police: Kid shot in face with BB gun by another kid during robbery at Phoenix skate park

Posted at 3:08 PM, Dec 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-08 19:37:31-05

Phoenix police are investigating after two kids were robbed at a south Phoenix skate park.

Police were called to a skate park near Southern Avenue and 24th Street Friday afternoon after receiving reports of an armed robbery.

According to a police spokesperson, a group of boys stole backpacks and skateboards from two kids at the skate park. During the incident, one of the suspects shot one of the victims in the face with a pellet gun.

The victim was taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK.

Police are continuing to search for the suspects involved. No additional information was immediately available.