LAWRENCE — A teenager was shot while driving, causing him to crash his car into a fire hydrant in Lawrence on Thursday.
Lawrence Police Department officers responded to the 4900 block of Leone Drive on reports of a person shot just before 6:30 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers located a 17-year-old male in the driver’s seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot injury.
That juvenile was identified as Mekhi Reeves on Friday.
The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead.
Police say he was driving the vehicle when he was shot, causing him to crash into a fire hydrant.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 (TIPS).
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.