Teen critically wounded in police shooting outside emergency shelter in Marion

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MARION, Ark. — A 16-year-old was critically injured during an officer-involved shooting in Marion, Arkansas.

It happened shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday outside an emergency shelter for juveniles on Cypress Avenue.

According to Arkansas State Police, Marion Police responded to the shelter and ended up shooting the 16-year-old boy. It's not clear what led to the gunfire, but investigators said they would release more details Wednesday.

Arkansas State Police are investigating.

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