Update: Both suspects are now in custody.
ANDERSON, Ind. – Police in Anderson identified an 18-year-old fatally shot Thursday night and said they were looking for a person of interest in the case.
Officers were called to the 1800 block of West 21st Street around 5:20 p.m. Thursday, where they found a teenager dead near the home’s driveway.
4 Fast Facts
- 18-year-old shot and killed in Anderson Thursday night
- Police found the teen near a driveway around 5:20 p.m.
- Victim identified as Shaolin Newson
- Police seek Jalen Brown as "person of interest" in case
He was identified Friday as Shaolin Newsom. Anderson police said Newsom was transported St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital but died from his injuries.
After speaking to witnesses about the shooting and the circumstances leading up to it, police want to question 18-year-old Jalen Brown. The Marion teen is considered a “person of interest” in the shooting, police said.
Anyone with information about the case should contact the Anderson Police Department at (765) 648-6654 or (765) 648-6775.