Police call death of Indianapolis 15-year-old ‘suspicious’

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 17, 2015)–Metro Police are looking into the death of a teen found dead in the doorway of a north side apartment complex.

Shortly after noon,  police were called to the 7200 block of Kingsford Drive on a report of a person down in the doorway of an apartment in the Villas at Meridian Hills.  That scene is near Westlane Boulevard and Township Line Road.

Arriving officers found an unidentified male juvenile suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

Emergency personnel declared him dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives canvassed the area for witnesses and information about the shooting.

The Marion County Coroner will conduct an autopsy to positively identify the teen and to determine exact cause and manner of death.