Teen killed in shooting in Sullivan County, state police say

Photos released by Indiana State Police

CARLISLE, Ind. — Indiana State Police say a 15-year-old is dead after a shooting in the town of Carlisle in Sullivan County.

Investigators say a call came in through 911 just after midnight of shots being fired at the intersection of Lewis and Ledgerwood.

ISP detectives say the shooting happened as a large gathering of two separate groups met up at the intersection. One person from one of the groups is then said to have fired multiple shots at the other group.

One person was struck and had a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was taken to a hospital in Sullivan and then airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital where they died. The victim has been identified as Mezmariah Wilson, 15, of Shelburn, Indiana.

On Thursday afternoon, Indiana State Police detectives released grainy surveillance images of two people of interest in the case.

Anyone with information should contact the Putnamville State Police Post at (800) 225-8576 or (765) 653-4114.    

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