17-year-old arrested after shot fired at Beavercreek elementary school basketball court

Shot possibly fired at local school

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek police are investigating after receiving a report overnight of a shot possibly being fired during an altercation on the basketball courts at Valley Elementary School, according to initial dispatch reports.

Officers responded to the school, 3601 Jonathon Drive, around 4 a.m. after receiving a report of juveniles possibly involved in an altercation involving a female earlier in the night, however police said they are still working to determine what led to the shot being fired.

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Initial reports indicated officers found evidence of a shot being fired on the basketball court.

“We’re at the school.  I’ve located the shell casing here on the basketball court,” an officer told dispatchers.

Police said a 17-year-old male was arrested and is being held in the juvenile detention center.  He is suspected of firing the shot, however charges are pending, police said.

Officers said two groups of people met at the basketball court prior the shot being fired.  It’s believed there were less than 10 people involved in the dispute, police said.