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Officials: Fight between 2 teens ends in shooting outside of Six Flags Over Texas

Authorities responded to the park after reports of a shooting Friday night. Police said a fight broke out between two teens and one of them was shot in the arm.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Updated at 8:44 a.m. Saturday with details about a fight between two teens near the entrance of the park.  

The Arlington Police Department said an investigation is underway after a shooting occurred Friday night at Six Flags Over Texas.  

According to the department, a shooting was reported in the parking lot around 8:27 p.m., however, no victims were immediately located. Around 8 a.m. Saturday, Arlington Police Chief Al Jones tweeted that a fight had broken out between two teens and that one of them was shot in the arm. 

The teen accused of shooting the other juvenile was taken into custody. The teen who was shot is expected to survive, police said. 

Authorities said since both of the teens involved are underage, no other information will be released regarding their identities. 

Arlington police said several visitors were reportedly injured during the incident Friday night due to people fleeing, jumping fences, and possibly falling as people heard gunshots. 

Six Flags Over Texas released a statement, saying in part, "Arlington PD is investigating an incident that occurred outside of the park. There is no active situation.  

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