On May 5, 2016 at approximately 11:00 a.m., a 17 year male was shot while he was at the Wade Street Park, located at 300 Wade Street in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The juvenile victim stated he was at the park and was approached by two black males who attempted to rob him. The juvenile victim stated one of the black male suspects shot him one time and that both suspects then fled the area on foot.
The juvenile victim was transported to an area hospital by a private vehicle. The juvenile victim was shot in the groin area and his injuries are not life threatening.
Hot Springs Police used a K-9 to attempt to track the suspects, but were unable to locate the suspects. No arrests have been made at this time. This case remains under investigation.