12-year-old accused of chasing, shooting at man in Orlando

Author: associated press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Orlando Police say a 12-year-old boy faces an attempted murder charge after allegedly chasing a man and shooting at him multiple times.

Authorities say the 25-year-old man wasn’t hurt in the shooting late Thursday.

Officers found the 12-year-old after setting up a perimeter where the man reported he had been chased. Police say several shell casings and a stolen gun were found in nearby bushes.

The boy also faces a charge of grand theft of a firearm. Police say he is cooperating with investigators.

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