IMPD investigating after child shot on city’s northwest side

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Police say they have made an arrest in the shooting of a 5-year-old over the weekend.


INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a child was wounded in a shooting on the city’s northwest side Saturday evening.

The IMPD said the shooting happened in the 3900 block of Glen Arm Road shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday. When officers arrived, they found a younger child with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The child has been transported to Riley hospital in stable condition.

IMPD later confirmed the child was a 5-year-old girl.

According to the Facebook page of the business the shooting occurred outside of, the incident involved family members shooting at each other from their cars as they left a child’s birthday party.

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