INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are investigating two separate overnight shootings, including one in which a 13-year-old was taken into custody.
Shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday, officers were dispatched to the 11100 block of Waterfield Place on the northeast side in response to a shooting.
Police found a person suffering from injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. IMPD was unable to provide a condition.
According to a police report, a 13-year-old girl was detained in connection with the incident, which police have described as accidental.
“This case is determined to be an accidental shooting,” according to Sgt. Genae Cook with IMPD. “The 13-year-old was taken for an immediate detention.”
Around the same time, IMPD responded to a separate incident on the east side in which a man was found shot near the 6000 block of East Washington Street.
Investigators believe the victim may have been shot at a different location before being found.
Both incidents remain under investigation.