Authorities Say Teen Arrested In Buffalo County Fair Shooting

KEARNEY- Police say a Kearney teen suspected of shooting into a crowd of teens at the Buffalo County Fair has been arrested.

The 16-year-old boy is accused of shooting a handgun into the ground near the crowd of about 10 young adults around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Police investigator Doug McCarty says the incident happened as a fight seemed to be starting between some of the teens. No one was injured. The teen was arrested on suspicion of attempted felony first-degree assault and weapons counts.

He is being held at the Northeast Nebraska Juvenile Services Center in Madison until a hearing is scheduled.