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Mother killed, young child injured in shooting on Indianapolis' northeast side

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Posted at 5:32 AM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 07:13:52-04

INDIANAPOLIS — A mother is dead and her young child was injured in a shooting on Indianapolis' northeast side early Tuesday morning.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the 3300 block of Hovey Street just after 3 a.m. for a report of a shooting. Arriving officers found a woman and a small child at the scene. Police say the woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition where she later died. Her identity has not been released at this time.

The young child was taken to another hospital to be treated for what officers are calling a "graze wound."

Police do not have any suspects at this time. The shooting remains under invesitgation.

If you have any information contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477.