BRENTWOOD - Police have arrested a teenager in connection with a shooting Friday afternoon near Brentwood High School.
The shooting took place shortly after 2 p.m. on Third Avenue, just a few blocks away from the school. Police say 16-year-old Carlos Argueta shot a 22-year-old man in the abdomen during some sort of dispute.
The incident caused officials to temporarily place the school on lockdown.
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The victim was taken to Southside Hospital to be treated for injuries not considered life-threatening.
Students who spoke to News 12 Long Island said they felt uneasy about a shooting taking place only blocks away from their school.
Argueta is charged with second-degree assault, possession of a weapon and tampering with physical evidence.
Police say they are investigating whether the shooting was gang-related.