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One dead, three injured after Saturday east side shootings

One of the victims is 12-years-old
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Posted at 9:28 PM, Aug 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 16:44:41-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officers are investigating after three people were shot, one fatally, Saturday night. A fourth person had minor injuries.

Officers found two people shot at the intersection of East 28th Street and Wheeler Street around 9 p.m. Police say one of the victims, a man, died at the scene died and the other, a woman, was taken to the hospital with what police believe are non-life threatening injuries.

The man who died has been identified as Ellis L. Members Kendrick, 21, by the Marion County Coroner's Office.

A few minutes later, a 12-year-old boy was shot in the leg less than a half mile away in the 2700 block of North Parker Avenue. Police believe his injury came from the shots fired at 28th and Wheeler. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

A man later went to the hospital with minor injuries that police believe he got during the same incident at 28th and Wheeler.