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Woman arrested in shooting of child outside Indianapolis skating rink

Officers responding to the shooting Saturday found a 5-year-old who had been hit in the ankle.
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A child was injured in a shooting on the west side of Indianapolis Saturday.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD made an arrest in the shooting of a 5-year-old outside a skate rink on the west side of Indianapolis.

The department said 21-year-old Chantera Moore is facing charges of aggravated battery, criminal recklessness, and carrying a handgun without a license.

The child was shot on Saturday afternoon outside Skateland, an Indianapolis skating rink located at 3902 Glen Arm Road near 38th Street and Interstate 465.

When officers arrived, they found a 5-year-old who had been shot in the ankle.  

The child was taken to IU Health Riley Children's Hospital for treatment and was last reported in stable condition.