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UPDATE: Shively Police arrest 17-year-old in connection with Thursday afternoon shooting

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Shively Police say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a minor that happened Thursday afternoon.

A teenager was shot in the abdomen shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon on Rockford Lane, near Saddlebrook Lane. The victim was take to the hospital and was expected to be okay, according to police.

Sgt. Josh Myers, of Shively Police, say officers arrested a 17-year-old in connection to the shooting about 4:30 p.m. Friday.

He is charged as a juvenile with assault, robbery and tampering with physical evidence and has been taken to the youth correctional facility.

Police say they will work with prosecutors to charge the suspect as an adult in the case.

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