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IMPD investigating northwest side shooting that left teenager dead, wounded 3 others

Police were called to the scene near 38th Street and Kessler Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
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INDIANAPOLIS — An investigation is underway after one person was killed in a shooting on Indianapolis' northwest side early Wednesday.

Three others were injured.

An IMPD spokesperson said officers were sent to the 3600 block of Merrick Way, near 38th Street and Kessler Boulevard North Drive, just before 1:30 a.m.

Officers found a male teenager in an apartment hallway who had apparently been shot. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Marion County Coroner's Office identified the deceased as 16-year-old Daekorion Sultzer.

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Police later learned that three males, two 18-year-olds and a 19-year-old, had arrived at local hospitals with gunshot wounds. Their conditions ranged from critical but stable to good. Detectives believe all of the victims were connected to the incident on Merrick Way.   

If you have information about this incident, call IMPD Det. Mark Howard at 317-327-3475 or e-mail Mark.Howard@indy.gov.

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