911 call released in teen crossbow homicide

Posted at 6:55 PM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-25 05:21:23-04

LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. -- A 911 call has been released after a deadly crossbow incident in Lincoln County.

Police said a 13-year-old shot and killed 10-year-old Austin Almanza and injured his eight-year-old brother.

The 911 caller told police dispatch that he and his wife found the boys on Saturday.

911 caller: I'm the neighbor. I guess an arrow went through one of the kids and is stuck in the other one.

Dispatch: OK. We have everyone on the way. I need everyone to calm down sir.

911 caller: He's bleeding from his mouth.

Dispatch: He's bleeding from his mouth?

The 13-year-old was arrested but has not been named. Authorities said the teen shot the boys during an argument.

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