Third Child-Related Shooting Incident Rocks Indianapolis in One Day

Third Child-Related Shooting

In yet another disturbing event, a child has been shot on Indy’s southeast side, marking the third child-related shooting incident in Indianapolis within a single day.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were summoned to the 4100 block of S. Post Road, near Northeastern Avenue, around 10 p.m. They discovered a child suffering from a gunshot wound upon their arrival.

Third Child-Related Shooting :  Preliminary Investigation Indicates Accidental Shooting

The 11-year-old victim was alert and breathing at the scene of the incident. According to initial reports from the IMPD, the tragic incident appears to be an accidental shooting.

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The child was subsequently transported to a local hospital for treatment. Details about their current condition remain limited at this time.

Third Child-Related Shooting : Child Shot with Gun Intended as Gift

In a heart-wrenching twist of events, the police report reveals that another child was showing off a handgun—a gift they had recently received—when the shooting occurred.