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Police: Arkansas 17-year-old dead after being shot in the head

Foster says a homicide investigation has been launched and that the department will release more details at a future date.

ROGERS, Ark. — Rogers Police are investigating the death of a teen girl found with a gunshot wound to the head just after 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 13.  

“Can’t imagine what her parents are going through right now,” said Keith Foster with the Rogers Police Department.

According to Keith Foster, PIO with the Rogers Police Department, officers responded to the 400 block of East Asher Court regarding sounds of gunfire.

When officers arrived on the scene, a 17-year-old female was found unresponsive in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head. The girl was later pronounced dead. 

Foster says a homicide investigation has been launched and that the department will release more details at a future date. 

“We down every lead that we can,” Foster said. “What did you see? Did you see anything? Was there anything on camera? Certainly, talk to any family and talk to friends. Trying to put all the pieces together and trying to get any answers.”

This is a developing story. Please stick with 5NEWS for updates. 

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