16-year-old teen shot by officer is identified

MARION, Ark. (WREG) — The 16-year-old shot outside an emergency shelter in Marion has died.

Arkansas State Police identified him Wednesday as Aries Clark.

Marion officers responded to the juvenile shelter on Cypress Avenue around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The details about what happened next remain unclear, but the teen ended up being rushed to the hospital in critical condition after he was shot by an officer.

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The Marion Police Department has not released any information on the officers involved.

East Arkansas Youth Services released a statement saying "The staff and residents are safe and that no one inside the facility was harmed. The incident occurred outside on the grounds."

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