INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (THECOUNT) — A juvenile suspect has been arrested in the murder of 6 people following a horror Indianapolis shooting on Sunday.
A total of 6 people, including two young people and a pregnant tenage woman, were all found fatally shot in the 3500 block of Adams Street in Indianapolis on Sunday. The dead have been identified as, 42-year-old Kezzie Childs, 42-year-old Raymond Childs, 18-year-old Elijah Childs, 13-year-old Rita Childs, 19-year-old Kiara Hawkins, and the unborn child of Hawkins.
According to FOX 59, police were called out to the nearby 3300 block of E. 36th Street around 3:45 a.m. Sunday, where a juvenile was found suffering from a gunshot wound and taken in critical condition to Riley Children’s Hospital. Police said during the press conference that he is expected to survive.
Following further investigation into the juvenile’s shooting, police were dispatched to the Adams Street location where they discovered multiple people shot and killed inside a home.
Due to the suspect being a juvenile, the name and photo are not being released at this time. That may change if the suspect is waived to adult court.
No further suspect are being sought.
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