FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – A teenager in Fond du Lac had seven charges referred following an incident where he allegedly assaulted a juvenile with a gun.
The Fond du Lac Police Department posted on its Facebook page about an incident where a 16-year-old was arrested for allegedly assaulting another juvenile. On August 3 around 10:30 p.m., officers were sent to the 300 block of North Peters Avenue for a report of a juvenile that was assaulted.
The juvenile was reportedly hit in the head with a gun and the suspect fled with a group of other juveniles. A Fond du Lac County Deputy found a group of juveniles that matched the description of those who fled.
When contacted by authorities, one juvenile immediately fled on foot. This juvenile was later seen trying to climb over a metal fence and eventually taken into custody.
This juvenile was identified only as a 16-year-old boy from Fond du Lac. He was reportedly the one that did the initial alleged assault. Multiple items were found on his person including:
- 9mm handgun
- Red dot laser sight
- Extended capacity magazine with 23 rounds of 9mm ammunition
- Drug paraphernalia
He was sent to a local hospital due to injuries to his hands from climbing the fence. Officials say the following charges were being referred:
- Disorderly conduct
- First Degree Reckless Endangering Safety
- Minor Going Armed with a Weapon
- Intent to Deliver Narcotics
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to call 920-322-3740. No additional information was provided.
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