Death investigation underway for Miami County teen killed this weekend


PERU, Ind. (WTHR) — An 18-year-old is dead after he was was shot and killed in Peru on Sunday.

Someone called police and told them a man had been shot and was dead inside a house.

When officers arrived at the home on North Mexico Road a little after 7 a.m., they found the body of Nathan Joe Hopper.

Hopper suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It remains under investigation by the Miami County Sheriff's Office, the Miami County Coroner's Office and Indiana State Police.

Police have not released information about any possible suspects.