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2 teens arrested in death of Blytheville student

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 7, 2012 at 7:22 a.m.

— Authorities in Blytheville say a teenager is dead after he was shot while walking home from school.

Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson said 18-year-old Miguel Estrada was shot while walking home on Holly Street about 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Thompson saod Estrada was taken to a Blytheville hospital, where he later died.

Police arrested a 16-year-old and 15-year-old in Estrada’s shooting.

Their names weren’t released because of their ages.

Thompson said Estrada knew the teens and that there was a “history of threats” between them.

Blytheville Superintendent Richard Atwill told the Blytheville Courier News that the suspected gunman went to school with Estrada.

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