Upon arrival officers encountered a party with wounds to his face and arm. The investigation later determined that one of suspects, an 18-year-old Spring Valley man, had shot the victim with a realistic imitation pistol that fired “BBs.”
The 18-year-old shooter, as well as his two juvenile males accomplices were all arrested on Wednesday. The investigation was handled by the Spring Valley Detective Bureau.
The 18-year-old male has been charged with attempted assault in the first degree, a C felony. Police are asking parents to please speak with your children about these types of imitation weapons and the risks they come with.