INDIANAPOLIS — A total of eight people were injured in overnight shootings in Indianapolis early Sunday and, police said, a 19-year-old was arrested for her involvement in one of those shootings, which left her and four others injured.
IMPD aggravated assault detectives arrested Raniya Lee, 19, for her role in a shooting at the Warren Harbor apartment complex located in the 9200 block of Sussex Terrace, near the intersection of East 21st Street and Post Road.
IMPD said officers were called to the area just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived, they found two women who had been shot. Both were taken to area hospitals. One of the women was in critical condition and IMPD said the other was "awake and breathing."
Monday, police said one of the victims was paralyzed.
While detectives were at the scene investigating, Lee walked into Community East Hospital with a graze wound. Officers were on their way to the hospital when another victim, also a teenage girl, walked into the same hospital with a gunshot wound. Police did not share the extent of either of their injuries other than reporting both were "awake and breathing."
Just before 6:30 a.m., a woman walked into Community North Hospital, located on the northeast side of Indianapolis, with another graze wound.
Investigators believe all five were injured during the same shooting. Police said more than 40 shots were fired during the incident. Police have not said what led up to the shooting.
Lee was identified as a suspect and arrested for attempted murder. Final decisions on what charges she face, if any, will be made by the Marion County Prosecutor's Office. No official charges had been filed against her as of Monday evening.
IMPD confirmed three other people were also injured in separate, unrelated overnight shootings. The three were also reported to be "awake and breathing" by IMPD.
Anyone with information about the Warren Harbor shooting should contact Det. Jalen Christian-Moss at the IMPD Aggravated Assault Office at 317-327-3475 or Jalen.Christian-Moss@indy.gov. To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-8477 or (TIPS).