• Teen arrested in shooting of 2 students at Ga football game

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    ATLANTA (AP) - A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the August shooting of two students outside a football stadium in southeast Atlanta.

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Atlanta Police spokesman James White said Wednesday the teenager faces charges of aggravated assault. His name was not released because he is a juvenile.

    The Aug. 17 incident followed a football scrimmage between Benjamin E. Mays and George Washington Carver high schools. It left a 12-year-old paralyzed from the chest down.

    Police have said a fight broke out after the game and shots were fired. Police believe the teen may have been firing at someone else when he struck 12-year-old Isaiah Payton and 16-year-old Damean Spear. Spear was treated for minor injuries. Payton's mother says he was shot through the spine and may never walk again.

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    Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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