Teen boy shot at Chandler park, police say

It’s unclear what led up to the shooting or if officers are looking for any suspects.
Published: Sep. 15, 2023 at 3:45 PM MST
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CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A 15-year-old boy is recovering after he was shot at a Chandler park on Friday afternoon, police say. It happened near McQueen Road and Chandler Boulevard just after 3 p.m. Police said the 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg. Investigators didn’t say which park it was, but aerial video from Arizona’s Family news chopper shows police cars at Pima Park. Officers were seen looking for any evidence in the reported shooting.

The teen was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities say they are pursuing strong leads, but no suspect has been arrested. An investigation is underway.

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