INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 22, 2014)– The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a shooting on the northeast side of Indianapolis Monday night that left a teenager dead.
Police were called to the area of East 38th and Station streets shortly before 8:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found a deceased 15-year-old male. He was later identified as Ja’Vonne Ellis.
According to the coroner’s office, Ellis died from a gunshot wound to the chest. Police are investigating his death as a homicide.
Detectives urge anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 317|262.TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274627 (CRIMES).