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Teen arrested in Logansport park shooting that left boy critically injured

The Cass County Sheriff said four people left the park in a dark pickup truck after the shooting late Friday.

LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Police in have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with a shooting in France Park in Logansport last Friday.

The shooting left a Kokomo boy with critical injuries.

In a press release, the Cass County Sheriff's Department said "multiple leads from the public" and an investigation that involved other departments led to Tuesday's arrest.

Police said the name of the suspect was not being released because of his age.

According to a release posted Saturday morning on the sheriff's Facebook page, an altercation on the beach of the swimming lake at the park led to the shooting just before 11:30 p.m. Friday. 

A "juvenile male" from Kokomo was shot in the chest and flown to Ft. Wayne with life-threatening injuries. His identity and current condition have not been shared by authorities.

Anybody with information about the incident or individuals described by the sheriff should contact Detective Joe Nies at 574-753-6293.

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