Texarkana police: Teenager was shot during argument over $5 - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Texarkana police: Teenager was shot during argument over $5

WANTED: Devonta "Vonte" Henderson, 25, stands 5',5" tall, weighs about 125 pounds and has tattoos on his face and both of his forearms. (Source: Texarkana, Texas, Police Department) WANTED: Devonta "Vonte" Henderson, 25, stands 5',5" tall, weighs about 125 pounds and has tattoos on his face and both of his forearms. (Source: Texarkana, Texas, Police Department)
(Source: Fred Gamble/KSLA News 12) (Source: Fred Gamble/KSLA News 12)
TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) -

A $5 debt and a ricocheting bullet are what landed a teenager in a hospital in fair condition.

The 14-year-old was shot as he and several others were playing basketball Monday evening in the 2000 block of West 17th Street in Texarkana, Texas, authorities said.

A man walked up and began arguing with someone who owed him $5. He out a pistol and fired it toward the ground.

The bullet ricocheted and struck the teen in one of his legs, police said.

Now authorities are looking to arrest 25-year-old Devonta "Vonte" Henderson on a charge of aggravated assault. 

Henderson stands 5’5” tall, weighs about 125 pounds and has tattoos on his face and both of his forearms.

The wounded teen is expected to make a full recovery, police said.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about Henderson or the shooting to call Texarkana, Texas, police at (903) 798-3876. 

Copyright 2017 KSLA. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • breaking

    Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

    Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:24:41 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:20:20 GMT
    Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night.

    More >>

    Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly