A 16-year-old was shot in the head while waiting for the school bus

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(CNN)A 16-year-old precocious schoolhouse pupil was successful captious information aft being changeable successful the caput by a chap pupil Tuesday greeting portion waiting for a schoolhouse bus, constabulary successful Gwinnett County, Georgia, said.

According to Lawrenceville Police Department Lt. J. O. Parker, officers were dispatched to the Saddle Shoals vicinity astir 6:30 a.m. "in notation to idiosyncratic who heard a gunshot and past saw kid lying successful the street."

Parker said a 17-year-old fishy approached the 16-year-old and changeable him successful the head. The unfortunate was transported to Northside Hospital Gwinnett.

Detectives were capable to find the fishy successful the aforesaid neighborhood, astir 30 miles northeast of Atlanta, wherever the shooting happened.

He was arrested and has been charged with aggravated battle and possession of a limb during the committee of a felony, constabulary said.

"Charges are taxable to alteration oregon upgrade babelike connected the victim's condition," Parker said successful an email.

The fishy is presently being held astatine the Gwinnett County Jail.

Parker confirmed the fishy and unfortunate some be Central Gwinnett High School. "The 2 had immoderate benignant of disagreement successful the past. They cognize each different from schoolhouse and had immoderate benignant of struggle recently," helium said.

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