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IMPD arrests 18-year-old accused of killing another teen in October

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Posted at 9:05 AM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 10:27:43-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a deadly October 2020 shooting on the northeast side.

Homicide detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department took the man into custody Thursday night for his alleged role in the shooting death of 18-year-old Randall Jenkins on Oct. 16, 2020.

The suspect was arrested on a murder charge, and the Marion County Prosecutor's Office will review the case and announce formal charges. WRTV does not identify suspects until they are officially charged.

Officers with IMPD's North District were dispatched around 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16 to the 2700 block of Hyche Avenue on a report of a person shot. They found Jenkins suffering from gunshot wounds, and medics pronounced him deceased.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact the IMPD Homicide Office at 317-327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.

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