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Employee shot at McDonald's on Indianapolis' east side, teen arrested

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Aug 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-12 11:33:37-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A McDonald's employee was shot Tuesday afternoon in a bathroom on the east side restaurant, police say.

Officers responded about 1 p.m. to the restaurant, 7822 Brookville Rd., which is in the Raymond Park neighborhood, for a report of a shooting, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

This is near the intersection of Brookville and South Franklin roads.

"There was some type of altercation and the employee was injured," IMPD Lt. Shane Foley said in an email.

The employee was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The employee's condition was never released.

Friday, police announced a 17-year-old male had been arrested for his alleged role in the shooting. The teen is facing preliminary charges of attempted robbery with a deadly weapon, battery with a deadly weapon, battery with injury and unlawful carrying of a handgun.

Due to the suspect's age, police have not released an identity at this time.

The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will make a final determination on charges.

The incident remains under investigation, anyone with information should contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.