2 teens arrested in death of Blytheville student
BLYTHEVILLE (AP) - Authorities in Blytheville say a teenager is dead after he was shot while walking home from school.
Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson says 18-year-old Miguel Estrada was shot while walking home on Holly Street at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Thompson says Estrada was taken to a Blytheville hospital where he later died.
Police arrested a 16-year-old and 15-year-old in connection with Estrada's shooting. Their names weren't released because of their ages.
Thompson says Estrada knew the juveniles and that there was a "history of threats" between them.
Blytheville Superintendent Richard Atwill tells the Blytheville Courier News that the suspected shooter went to school with Estrada.Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.