17-year-old suspect facing charges after Muncie shooting

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MUNCIE, Ind.– Police are investigating after one person was injured in a shooting Monday.

Officers were called to the scene on East 5th Street around noon. The 21-year-old male victim was shot at least once and was awake and breathing while en route to the hospital. Police say the victim wasn’t cooperating with them. He’s expected to be OK.

The 17-year-old suspect in the shooting turned himself in. He faces preliminary charges of attempted murder, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and auto theft.

Police say in addition to the shooting, he stole the victim’s car. The victim and the suspect have reportedly been in an ongoing argument.