2 teens dead after 4 separate shootings Wednesday in Indianapolis


Map of shootings in Indianapolis Wednesday

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 3, 2016)– In four separate incidents across Indianapolis Wednesday, four people were shot. Two of them were killed.

The first shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Bosart Avenue on the east side. Officers found a male victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital. At this time his condition is not known. A second person was injured and sent to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

Around 4 p.m., a second shooting was reported in the 4400 block of Park Forest Court on the northeast side. Officers arrived and found a teenager suffering from a gunshot wound inside of a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified him as 16-year-old Jaylan Murray of Indianapolis.

The third shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of Winterberry Circle at a northwest side apartment complex. The victim was transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital in critical condition and later died. Police identified him early Thursday morning as 18-year-old Jerrold Parker of Indianapolis.

A fourth shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of National Avenue on the south side. Police say that victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

No arrests have been made in connection with these shootings. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS.  All information shared via Crime Stoppers is considered anonymous.

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