IMPD investigating shooting of 16-year-old on east side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD is investigating the shooting of a 16-year-old outside of a Family Dollar on the city’s east side.

Police say the teen was shot twice near the intersection of 22nd Street and Arlington Ave. around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Officers said the victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. We’re told the teen will need surgery.

This incident follows Monday’s fatal shooting of another teen, 14-year-old Anthony Lee Hughes Jr., outside a Popeyes restaurant on the near northwest side.

This story is developing and will be updated when more information becomes available.

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