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Three teens shot at gas station on Indianapolis' east side

Posted at 11:44 PM, Jul 13, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — At least three men were shot late Saturday night on the east side of Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and emergency personnel were responded around 11:30 p.m. to an area near the 4100 block of Mitthoefer Road on the report of multiple people shot, IMPD Officer Genae Cook said in an email.

When police arrived, they located a three men, two 18-year-olds and a 17-year-old, IMPD Maj. Harold Turner said at the scene. A 17-year-old and 18-year-old was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition. Another 18-year-old was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in stable condition.

A car pulled into the parking lot and the victims got into an altercation with another group, Turner said. One of the victims was driving the car, which was struck by gunfire.

Detectives are looking for multiple suspects, Turner said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.