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Police: 15-year-old shot in back during robbery

Posted at 5:08 AM, Mar 22, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- A 15-year-old boy was shot and taken to the hospital during an apparent robbery late Monday night, police said.

Police say there were four people, at least two of them underage, in a vehicle near the 1700 block of Southern Avenue just before midnight.

There was some kind of fight, and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the back. He was taken to Riley Hospital in critical condition.

Two of the people left in the vehicle, while one person remained on the scene and talked to police.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477. You can also text “INDYCS” plus your tip to 274637. Your tip can be reported anonymously.

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