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UPDATE: Teen arrested in MySpace shooting


(Thursday 7/31/08 8:20 a.m. UPDATE)

LANCASTER, Wis. (AP) -- A 15-year-old girl is charged in Grant County with carrying through on a threat she made to another teen on the Web site MySpace. 

Prosecutors say Andrea Haskins shot a 17-year-old girl in the leg in Boscobel after arguing with her on MySpace.

A criminal complaint charging Haskins in adult court with attempted first-degree homicide says she told Amanda Knoble on MySpace that she would shoot her if she came over to her house. 

When Knoble drove near her home Tuesday with two other girls, police say Haskins came out of her house with a rifle and shot Knoble in the lower leg. 

A witness called 911 and Haskins was arrested. 

Knoble was taken to Boscobel Area Health Care and then airlifted to a Madison hospital.


BOSCOBEL (WKOW) --  A 15-year-old girl is being held in the Grant County Jail in connection with a shooting in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store in Boscobel.

Police arrived on the scene at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday and found a 17-year-old girl who had been shot in the leg.

Offiicals were led to the suspect by several witnesses.

The suspect is being held pending formal charges.

The victim was airlifted to a Madison hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. 

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