16-year-old shot in Brooklyn Park apartment building, another teen in custody

A 16-year-old is in the hospital after they were shot in an apartment building in Brooklyn Park Thursday night.

The Brooklyn Park Police Department said officers responded to a shooting on the 6200 block of 78th Avenue North around 8:30 p.m. When they arrived at the scene, they found a teen who had been shot in the upper torso.

The teen was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive, police said.

Another teen was found near the scene with three handguns. The 17-year-old was taken into custody. Police said they believe he is likely not the shooter, but is involved. 

Police said they are receiving limited cooperation from the individuals involved. The shooting remains under investigation.