Police believe a 15-year-old girl injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon was an innocent bystander.
Preliminary information indicated that two men were shooting at each other in the Payne-Phalen area around 3:30 p.m. when the girl was shot in the leg, said Sgt. Mike Ernster, a police spokesman. Both shooters fled.
Police found a suspect, a 16-year-old boy, and arrested him. The other suspect was not located Tuesday.
The girl, who was shot in the 900 block of Payne Avenue, was taken by ambulance to a hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury, Ernster said.