Teenage boy critically injured in ‘tragic’ Halloween shooting on Indy’s east side

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A boy in his late teens was critically injured in a "tragic" shooting on Halloween night, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

IMPD says officers were called to the scene in the 3600 block of North Wittfield St. shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

When police arrived, they found the male suffering from at least one gunshot wound inside a residence. He was then transported to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition.

Police believe the victim shot himself. Investigators are still trying to figure out if this shooting was accidental or on-purpose. They are not calling it a suicide.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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