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15-year-old girl in critical condition after shooting on east side of Indianapolis

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Posted at 10:35 AM, Jul 16, 2021

UPDATE: On August 15, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department announced a 17-year-old was arrested on August 13 in connection to the shooting.

INDIANAPOLIS — A 15-year-old girl was critically injured in a shooting early Friday on the east side of Indianapolis, according to police.

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. in the 10 block of Jefferson Avenue, just north of East Washington Street.

Officers responding to the scene found the girl suffering from gunshot wounds. Medics transported her to an area hospital in critical condition.

Information about what led to the shooting was not available.