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5-year-old girl injured in shooting at apartment complex on city’s northeast side

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Posted at 4:30 PM, Mar 27, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-28 10:18:35-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A 5-year-old girl was injured in a shooting at an apartment complex located near 38th Street and Sherman Drive on the city’s northeast side.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department North District officers responded to the 3400 block of Blue Spruce Lane on reports of a person shot just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The Villages at Mill Crossing apartment complex is located here.

Upon arrival, officers located the girl suffering from a gunshot injury. The victim was transported to Riley Hospital where she remains in serious condition.

IMPD says they are unsure if the shooting occurred inside or outside a residence. However, several people were inside an apartment at the time of the shooting.

No suspects are in custody but multiple people who were at the scene are being interviewed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IMPD's Aggravated Assault Unit at 317-327-3475 or leave an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS).