A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on aggravated assault charges after a teenager was shot in Chandler in earlier this month, police said.
CHANDLER, Ariz. – A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after a teenager was shot in Chandler, police said.
The incident happened at a home near McQueen Road and Hunt Highway on Nov. 3.
Two teenagers were alone at the house, and police say one of them was holding the gun when it fired.
“The  caller, a 16-year-old male, reported another male teenager sustained a gunshot wound after the two of them were playing with a gun,” police said in a statement.
The victim was shot in the chest area, but was alert and talking when paramedics took him to the hospital. He was seriously hurt but is expected to survive.