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Two teens arrested, one still sought after in Kokomo Beach shooting

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Posted at 5:01 PM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-07 12:03:10-04

KOKOMO — Two teens are in custody, while one is still sought after by the Kokomo Police Department for a shooting at the Kokomo Beach Aquatic Center that stemmed back to June.

The incident occurred on June 15, 2021, at around 5:08 p.m. when Officers with the Kokomo Police Department to the Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic, located on W. Park Avenue, in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, they located a juvenile male victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital and later flown to Indianapolis for further treatment.

As the result of an investigation, a 17-year-old male from Kokomo was detained for attempted murder and a 14-year-old male from Anderson was also detained for aiding, inducing, or causing attempted murder. Investigators are also attempted to find a third juvenile male, Xavier Cannon, 16, also from Kokomo.

Cannon was reported as a runaway/missing person on June 18, 2021.

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This case remains active for investigation. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Xavier Cannon or with any additional information is asked to contact Capt. Mike Banush (765) 456-7278 or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at (765) 456-7017.