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Police: Man arrested for shooting 16-year-old

Police: Man arrested for shooting 16-year-old
Posted at 12:10 PM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 13:18:23-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- A man has been arrested in connection with shooting 16-year-old on Indianapolis' north side in May.

Jawon Betts is suspected of shooting the teen while he was driving a vehicle near the intersection of 38th Street and Keystone Avenue.

The cousin of the 16-year-old was able to get the car to a nearby McDonald's to call for help.

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Police received a warrant for Betts after they identified him as a suspect through interviews with the victim and witnesses.

Officers spotted Betts in the 3600 block of N. Temple Ave on July 17. He ran from police but was apprehended.