Two teenagers injured in shooting at Carrollton park
The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred earlier this evening at a park in the 2200 block of Ridgedale Drive.
Officers were called to the Holman D. Rhoton Park shortly after 5PM this evening. Multiple 9-1-1 calls reported there have been a shooting at the park.
Investigators say a large group of teenagers had gathered when a fight broke out. At some point during the fight, shots were fired and two teenagers were injured.
A 16-year-old and an 18-year-old, both males, were transported by Carrollton EMS to Parkland Hospital for treatment. They are both still hospitalized. Their conditions are undisclosed.
Detectives are working to determine what led up to the shooting and who is responsible.
“There is likely cell phone video of or related to this incident,” says Carrollton PD. “If you or your teenager has video or information that may be pertinent to this investigation, email CrimeTips@CityofCarrollton.com or call 972-466-9133.”