Published: Oct 23, 2011 2:27 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 23, 2011 8:56 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A teenager is accused of trying to kill a police officer.

The 17 year-old was arrested early Sunday morning after North Port police tried to break up a party.
As officers approached the teen on the sidewalk, he started shooting at them.  Police fired back, but nobody was hit.

The teen ran away, but was arrested a short time later.  He faces charges of attempted murder of a police officer.