A 17-year-old boy has been accused of shooting another teenager near a Binghamton school.

Authorities say the suspect was found in an apartment building at 80 Conklin Avenue, a short distance from the shooting scene.

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City police say a 19-year-old man was shot near the corner of Conklin Avenue and Livingston Street around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Police crime scene tape outside a residence at 5 Livingston Street on November 6, 2019. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

The man, who sustained an arm wound, reportedly was taken to Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City. His name and condition were not released.

Police executed a search warrant in an apartment in the Conklin Avenue building. They say a .45 caliber handgun was found.

Investigators say the suspect was charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police officers near St. John the Evangelist School in Binghamton on November 6, 2019. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

The nearby St. John the Evangelist School was locked down for a short time following the shooting.

People with information about the shooting may contact the Binghamton police detective division at (607) 772-7080.

Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski confers with Detective Lt. Cory Minor near 80 Conklin Avenue. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
Investigators standing by as shooting suspect is about to be transported to police headquarters. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
A police investigator looking for evidence on Livingston Street following a shooting incident. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

Contact WNBF News reporter Bob Joseph: bob@wnbf.com

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