Teenager and adult guardian arrested for road rage shooting incident

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 29, 2015) – IMPD detectives arrested a 17-year-old and his 52-year-old guardian for a road rage incident in which shots were fired. Detectives believe that in November of 2014, the teen fired several shots into a vehicle occupied by four teenagers near W. 86th St. and Michigan Rd. No injuries were reported, but the victim’s vehicle was badly damaged.

After working the case for several weeks, detectives finally received some information that led to the identification of the suspects. Both suspects were brought to IMPD’s North District Headquarters for questioning where they were arrested on formal charges. Detectives believe the motive was traffic disturbance.

The teen was charged with three felonies: Dangerous Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Recklessness, and Attempt Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon.  The guardian is identified as 52-year-old Carol Carey, and she was arrested on a formal charge of Assisting a Criminal, a felony level charge.

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