17-year-old arrested in connection with shooting of Methuen HS student

HAVERHILL, MASS. (WHDH) - A 17-year-old boy was arrested in Haverhill on Wednesday in connection with the shooting of a Methuen High School student over the weekend, officials said.

The teen, whose name was not released, was arrested in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old Methuen High School student who was reportedly pushed out of a car on Davis Road on Sunday, according to Methuen Police Chief Joseph E. Solomon.

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The victim was taken to Lawrence General Hospital before being flown by medical helicopter to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to receive treatment for serious, life-threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation suggests he was shot at an unknown location and driven to Davis Road, police said.

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