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NYPD: Teen Arrested In Brooklyn Playground Shooting

Scene where four teens were shot near a playground in Brownsville in August, 2012 (file/credit: CBS 2)

Scene where four teens were shot near a playground in Brownsville in August, 2012 (file/credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police have arrested a Brooklyn teen in connection with a playground shooting that injured four other teens.

Authorities arrested the 15-year-old  Thursday. He faces charges including attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

The incident took place Monday evening at Fish Playground on Fulton Street in Brownsville.

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the left arm, an 18-year-old man was grazed in the lower back, a 16-year-old boy was grazed in the right arm, and a 13-year-old girl was grazed in the back.

Young people have been shot in other recent incidents. Two children were among six victims in a shooting earlier in August. In July, a 4-year-old boy was killed during a gunfight at a basketball game in the Bronx.

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