Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Detectives investigate the death of a 17-year-old on city’s east side.
Just after 6:30 p.m., on Sunday (2/26/17) officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were sent to the 3100 block of East 10th Street reference a person shot. When officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old lying outside suffering from obvious signs of apparent gunshot trauma. EMS personnel arrived and, unfortunately, and tragically, pronounced the teen dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner’s Office (MCCO) will release the victim’s name once MCCO has confirmed that notification of next-of-kin has taken place.
Detectives believe that the circumstances are suspicious and suspect foul play. Detectives have not yet released any suspect information, but detectives have canvassed the area for any information that may aid them in this investigation. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency is processing the crime scene for forensic evidence, and the MCCO has taken possession of the deceased.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS). Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. This release may be updated as more information becomes available.
SOURCE: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department