Charges stand against man accused of shooting four in Broad Ripple

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The man accused of shooting four people in Broad Ripple in early August will be charged in connection with the incident.

Tristan Crayton was arrested following the shootings, but he has maintained he was acting in self-defense after a fight broke out.

The case was sent to the Marion County Grand Jury, who decided Crayton would be charged with four counts of battery, four counts of criminal recklessness, Class C felonies, and four counts of criminal recklessness, Class D felonies.

The official charges were filed Friday.

Crayton is accused of wounding four people after being attacked outside on the morning of August 2. Crayton said his friends were being assaulted and he retrieved a gun from his car to defend himself.

None of those who were wounded suffered life-threatening injuries.

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