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Teen dies after being shot in jeep near Brownsburg

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Posted at 8:36 PM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 12:29:00-05

BROWNSBURG — A 17-year-old boy has died after he was shot in a subdivision east of Brownsburg on Tuesday.

According to a report from the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office, the shooting happened shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 10200 block of Haag Road.

Deputies said two people were in a parked Jeep along the north side of Haag Road when another vehicle, possibly a black Chevrolet Impala, stopped alongside the vehicle. At least two people inside the black vehicle opened fire on the individuals inside the red Jeep.

Only one occupant, a 17-year-old boy, was struck by the bullets and was taken to an Indianapolis hospital in serious condition. He later died at the hospital.

The Marion County Coroner has identified the teen victim as Freddie Hegwood II.

The other person in the Jeep was not injured, deputies said.

One house near the scene was also struck by bullets, but no one was injured at the residence, deputies said.

The sheriff's office late Tuesday released the following image of the suspect vehicle from the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office or 911.

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The Hendricks County Sheriff's Office released the following image of the suspect vehicle from a shooting on Haag Road on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office at 317-839-8700 or 911.