Teen arrested for armed robbery, carjacking on Claiborne Avenue

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The students were booked into the Thomas N. Frederick Juvenile Justice Center in South Bend, Indiana. (Getty Images)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police have arrested a teen accused in an armed robbery and carjacking that happened Sunday on Claiborne Avenue.

According to police, a man was shot once in the leg by the 14-year-old boy just after 9:30 a.m. The suspect also took the vehicle and cellphone.

Police said the teen was arrested near Capitol Street, and the vehicle was also recovered. Officers also recovered a handgun.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by AMR and was listed in stable condition.

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