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Teenager accused of shooting 12 year old

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Police in Ozark say a 15-year-old old boy accused of shooting a 12-year-old boy in the mouth has been charged with attempted murder. Police Chief Tony Spivey says the victim was shot near Oben Everett Park Wednesday night in Ozark, which is about 22 miles northwest of Dothan. The victim was taken to the Dale Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities arrested the teenage suspect and have also charged him with marijuana possession. Investigators say he's being held in the Southeast Alabama Diversion Center. Spivey says the motive for the shooting is not clear. The suspect's identity has not been released.

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