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Man arrested for shooting at girl on bike
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Man arrested for shooting at girl on bike

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ELKO – A Caliente man was jailed on $120,000 bail after a 14-year-old girl reported she was shot while riding her bike in the tree streets.

Elko Police Department officers were called at about 3 p.m. Saturday to the 600 block of Pine Street. The girl told them a silver Ford F-150 drove up to her and began shooting her with what she believed was a BB gun.

Police said the girl had minor injuries.

The vehicle was located a short time later and the suspect was identified as 18-year-old Christopher Mangum.

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“The weapon was found in the vehicle and seized for evidence,” stated police.

Mangum was arrested for conspiracy to commit child abuse and conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon.

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