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Teenager dies in Sunday morning shooting on west side

Posted at 8:30 AM, Mar 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-20 09:25:17-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A teenager died Sunday after being shot on the west side near Ben Davis High School, according to IMPD.

Just after 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning, officers responded to 862 Chapelwood Blvd. on a report of a person shot.

This area is near 10th Street and Ben Davis High School.

Upon arrival, they police say they found a "young male (not a child)" with gunshot injuries. On Monday, the young male was identified as 16-year-old Corey Duncan.

According to IMPD, Duncan was in critical condition but was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

The shooting is being identified as a homicide.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Christopher Edwards at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at