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Dispute between teens in area rural town leads to shooting

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FARMER CITY, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A dispute between two teenagers in Farmer City led to one juvenile shooting the other.

The shooting happened just before 3 p.m. in the 300 block of W. Green on Wednesday, the DeWitt County Sheriff's Office said. The 17-year-old suspect was arrested, while the 17-year-old victim is currently being treated at an Urbana hospital.

The Farmer City Police Department, Illinois State Police Crime Services, and DeWitt County Sheriff's Office are investigating the shooting. Witnesses are asked to call police at (309) 928-2111.

Farmer City Police Chief Terry Scott said there is no further threat to public safety in connection with the case.

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