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Person 'believed to be a teenager"' shot and killed overnight

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Nov 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-25 06:21:42-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says one person has died after a shooting overnight.

Sgt. Genae Cook tells WRTV they believe the victim is a teenager.

Officers responded to the 3400 block of N. Leland around 5:30 a.m. and found the victim laying near the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cook says they believe the shooting happened earlier in the night before they were called. They're asking anyone in the area to contact them and review security or doorbell cameras.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Mark Howard at the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or e-mail him at Mark.Howard@Indy.gov . You can also leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.