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16-year-old shot, killed on Indianapolis' east side

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Posted at 6:54 AM, Apr 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-11 10:12:09-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A 16-year-old boy died Sunday night after an east side shooting.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers found the victim near E 30th Street and N Lesley Avenue. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died shortly after, according to IMPD.

The Marion County Coroner identified him as Michael Duerson III.

His death is being investigated as a homicide. IMPD hasn't released information about what led up to the shooting or information about a possible suspect.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Larry Craciunoiu at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at Larry.Craciunoiu@indy.gov .

You can also call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS) to remain anonymous.