Woman dead, child injured after shooting on Indy’s northwest side


(Photo By Melissa Crash)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A woman is dead and a child is injured after a shooting on the northwest side of Indianapolis, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to the 4900 block of Clarkson Drive in response to a shooting. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as 26-year-old Alexis Edwards.

Edwards was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police say the child is being treated for injuries; IMPD confirmed the child was shot. The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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