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Toddler injured by stray bullet on Indy's west side

Posted at 12:37 AM, Sep 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-24 18:53:49-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A 2-year-old is recovering after police say the toddler was struck by an apparent stray bullet inside their home Thursday evening.

The incident happened in the 700 block of N. Elder Avenue on the city's west side.

Officers say the child was inside the home when they were struck with a bullet. The toddler was taken to Riley Hospital for children with non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident should contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.