Anderson teen shot and killed late Sunday; 16-year-old suspect arrested

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UPDATE: A 16-year-old suspect turned himself in to police Tuesday night.

ANDERSON, Ind. — Police in Anderson are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old male on Sunday night. The Madison County Coroner has identified the victim as Andon Oliver.

According the the Anderson Police Department (APD), the shooting happened shortly after 9 p.m. in the 900 block of Sun Valley Dr. on the city’s southwest side.

Officers arrived and found the 17-year-old inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Oliver was taken to an area hospital but later died.

APD said a number of witnesses were interviewed in connection to the shooting. Police also said a person of interest has been identified. They are looking for a 16-year-old who is alleged to be involved, but police did not provide specific information.

No arrests have been made and the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Anderson Police Department at 765-648-6775 or Crime Stoppers at 765-649-8310.

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