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updated: 5/1/2014 2:54 PM

Arlington Heights teen shot with BB gun

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Arlington Heights Police are searching for an individual or individuals driving in a dark colored SUV who are alleged to have shot a BB gun at a group of teens Saturday.

According to an alert issued by the Arlington Heights Police Department, the SUV drove by the group of teens in the 500 block of West Thomas Street at about 9:30 p.m. and shot at the group.

The Chicago Tribune reports a BB pellet hit a 13-year-old boy in the back. The boy was not hospitalized and no one else was injured in the shooting.

The offending vehicle was last seen driving westbound from the scene.

Anyone having information are urged to submit an anonymous text tip by texting the keyword 847AHPD and your message to 847411 (tip411) or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-STOP. Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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