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Fayetteville Police Investigating After Teen Shot In Neck

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Police say a teen was shot in the neck in Fayetteville Friday (Sept. 6). According to Cpl. Dallas Brashears with the Fayetteville Po...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Police say a teen was shot in the neck in Fayetteville Friday (Sept. 6).

According to Cpl. Dallas Brashears with the Fayetteville Police Department, the 17-year-old male is being transported to an area hospital with a gunshot injury to the neck.

Police say the shooting happened on East Bryan Lane near Mission Boulevard.

Police don't believe the shooting was an accident. Neighbors tell 5NEWS the 17-year-old will need multiple surgeries.

Brashears says a neighbor called 911 and reported a shooting. It happened outside of a home just after 1 p.m.

It's an open investigation and there are no suspects at this time, but police believe this is an isolated incident and the public is not in danger.

Police are asking the public to come forward with any information regarding the shooting.

Fayetteville Police Investigating After Teen Shot In Neck

Stay with 5NEWS for more information on this developing story.