15-year-old boy charged in shooting of Des Moines teen

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A teenage boy has been charged in connection to a Des Moines shooting of another teenager.

The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1OFPJ8c ) that a 15-year-old taken into custody in the shooting has been referred to juvenile courts on the charge of reckless use of a firearm.

The shooting occurred inside a house around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. The victim, also 15 years old, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.

Detectives brought the suspect into custody after conducting witness interviews.

The victim is in a hospital but is expected to survive.

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Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com

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