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16-year-old-injured in Kokomo drive-by shooting

Posted at 1:06 PM, Mar 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-28 13:46:29-04

KOKOMO — Police arrested a 19-year-old man Wednesday evening following a shooting that wounded a teenager.

According to information provided by the Kokomo Police Department, officers found a 16-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was treated and released from St. Vincent Hospital-Kokomo.

He reported he was walking in the area of Monroe and Purdum Streets when a silver vehicle passed and gunshots were fired.

The suspect was taken into custody and is being investigated for attempted murder, attempted aggravated battery and criminal recklessness.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Kokomo Police Department at 765-456-7017.