17-year-old arrested in Tuesday night shooting on city's west side
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Indianapolis Metro Police say they have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with Tuesday night's shooting near 38th & High School Rd.
Detectives say they believe the shooting was accidental. The victim was 16-years-old.
The 17-year-old has preliminarily charged with reckless homicide. Because the suspect is a juvenile, his name has not been released.
The shooting happened in the 3600 block of Glen Arm Road shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police say the victim was shot in a parking lot, but then tried to run for help.
He was taken to the hospital, but died of his injuries.
The victim's name has not yet been released.