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Juvenile arrested, several guns found, after report of shots into a house

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Posted at 8:47 PM, Jan 08, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — A teenager is facing several charges after a report of shots fired into an Indianapolis house on Thursday.

According to a report from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, an officer went to a residence in the 400 block of North Colorado Avenue to take a report of bullet holes in the house and vehicle. While the officer was on scene, the officer heard gunshots being fired nearby.

The officer called for backup and headed toward the sound of the gunshots and encountered a subject holding a handgun. Police said the officer gave commands for the subject to drop the gun, but the subject did not and pointed the gun in the officer's direction before fleeing into a house.

Police said after other officers arrived, the subject, a 14-year-old, exited the house without incident. `

During a search of the house where the juvenile took cover, officers found more guns and expended shell casings, according to police.

Police said the juvenile was taken into custody on suspicion of pointing a firearm at law enforcement, suspicion of possession of a firearm by a juvenile and suspicion of criminal recklessness.