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Forest Grove police investigate shooting death of young man

Police say a suspect Cody Ward, 18, detained at the scene of the killing, a young girl was wounded

Forest Grove police have arrested a man in connection with a Saturday afternoon shooting that killed a young man in the 1600 block of Poplar Place.

A young girl also was injured in the same incident, police said. She was taken to an area hospital with a laceration to her head. Her injury was not considered life threatening.

Police said officers discovered the body of 15-year-old Trenton Joseph Lester at about 5:30 p.m. He had died from a gunshot wound to his head.

Cody James Ward, 18, was taken into custody and booked in the Washington County Jail.

Police have not released the names or ages of any of the people involved in the incident. They are still investigating the cause of the death.