INDIANAPOLIS–The shooting death of a 14-year-old on the city’s east side has been ruled a homicide.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) responded to the 4000 block of East 34th Street on March 10 on a report of a person shot.
Officers located the victim, later identified as 14-year-old Kei’Sean Jones with injuries consistent to a gunshot wound.
The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition and later died as a result of his injuries.
Reported in March, the shooting was not ruled a homicide by the Marion County Coroner’s Office until this week.
IMPD announced Thursday that a 15-year-old juvenile was arrested on April 27 for his alleged role in the shooting.
The juvenile faces a preliminary charge of reckless homicide, according to the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.
Anyone with information is asked to contact IMPD or Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or visit CrimeTips.org to submit an anonymous web tip.