NEW: Teen killed in shooting outside Hurricane Harbor in Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old outside the popular summer attraction Hurricane Harbor.

At approximately 7:03pm this evening, an off-duty Arlington police officer working a security assignment at the water park heard the sound of car horns coming from the parking lot. He noticed a group of 6-8 individuals involved in a fight and ran over to break it up. As the officer approached the group, someone fired a gun and injured one young male teen.

Arlington EMS was called to the scene and transported the 16-year-old male to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Officers detained multiple individuals at the scene, but have not arrested anyone for the crime. Investigators are working to determine who is at fault.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact Arlington PD Detective Simmons at 817-459-5735.

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