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15-year-old shot on Indy's southeast side dies

Posted at 6:53 AM, Aug 30, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- A 15-year-old boy who was shot late Tuesday night on Indianapolis' southeast side has died. 

The teen was dropped off at St. Francis Hospital just before midnight from a black SUV. The SUV had front-end damage, and police say two people fled from the scene after dropping him off.

Minutes earlier, officers responded to a shots fired call on Ewing Street near the intersection of Keystone and Hanna avenues. The shooting may have happened there, but it's still under investigation by police. 

At the Ewing Street scene, police found shell casings in the road and grass, but no blood.

The teen, whose identity has not been released, died sometime late Friday evening. 

Eric Morris, 18, has been arrested in connection with the shooting. He's currently charged with attempted murder. Detectives will be consulting with the Marion County Prosecutor's Office to update those charges. 

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477. You can also text “INDYCS” plus your tip to 274637. Your tip can be reported anonymously.

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