A 16-year-old is charged with attempted murder following an early morning shooting this Sunday in Mandan.
According to Mandan Police the boy was arrested after a 27-year-old woman was shot in the back while inside a vehicle near the 200 block of 3rd avenue North East late Sunday, December 30th.
The juvenile is being held at the youth correctional facility and faces two counts of aggravated assault with a weapon, reckless endangerment, and delivery of an imitation controlled substance.
The woman was transported to a Bismarck hospital, where she continues to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying another individual on scene.
They say a man was seen running from the area just after the shooting.
They’re asking for anyone with information to come forward and call 701-667-3250.