INDIANAPOLIS — A teenager has been arrested in the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl at a downtown hotel.
IMPD said the shooting happened around 1 a.m. at the JW Marriott, 10 South West Street.
An IMPD spokesperson told 13News officers found the young woman with gunshot wounds in a room on the 20th floor. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The girl was later identified as 16-year-old Karla Vasquez.
13News does not publish names of juvenile suspects unless they are charged as adults with a crime.
Detectives gathered evidence overnight which lead to the arrest of the teen on preliminary charges of reckless homicide. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will review the case and determine a final charging decision.
Police are investigating whether a fight happened before the shooting.