BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) - Wednesday evening, around 5:22 p.m., Howard County Sheriff’s Office Deputies discovered a 16-year-old female had been shot with a small caliber rifle at 2502 N. Anderson.

According to authorities, EMS responded to the scene and transported her to a hospital for treatment where she is currently listed as in good condition.

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the scene, but a suspect was identified as Noe Adrian Arguello 20, and arrested at 11:23 p.m.

Arguello was charged with Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon, and is currently being held in the Howard County Detention Center.

Authorities identify suspect in shooting of Big Spring teen
Authorities identify suspect in shooting of Big Spring teen