Indianapolis police search for suspect after child hit by stray bullet

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Shooting occurred in the 3400 block of Woodfront Drive

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 8, 2015) – Indianapolis police are searching for a suspect after a two-year-old child was hit by a stray bullet Saturday morning.

Police were called to the city’s north side near Westlane Road and Harcourt Road around 9:30 a.m.

According to witnesses, a 2-year-old child was riding in a car when a bullet struck the child in the head.

Passerbys also saw a vehicle leaving the area immediately after the incident, and police are investigating as to whether that vehicle is involved.

The child was transported to Riley Hospital in stable condition.

Anybody with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). Callers may also text “INDYCS” plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).

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