Teen dies from injuries sustained in Tuesday shooting, suspect in custody

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Eric Morris

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police say a 15-year-old teenager who was shot on Tuesday has died from the injuries.

The teenager was dropped off  Franciscan St. Francis Health with a gunshot wound to the head and later moved to IU Health Methodist Hospital, where he died.

Police say the shooting happened on the 3900 block of S Ewing Street. They identified 18-year-old Eric Morris as the suspect and arrested him Thursday on a preliminary charge of attempted murder. Detectives will consult with the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in updating that charge.