Indianapolis police identify teen shot and killed on east side

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Picture of East New York Street scene

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 4, 2015) – Detectives with IMPD are continuing to investigate after a teen was shot and killed on Indy’s east side Sunday.

Police initially responded to a call about person shot in the 2800 block of East New York St. just after 2 p.m. Sunday.

When they arrived on scene, they found a black male suffering from a gunshot wound in an alley. Medics pronounced him dead on the scene.

Police have identified the victim as 17-year-old Steven Kendall of Indianapolis.

Officers say they located a handgun close to Kendall’s body, but do not know whether it belonged to Kendall or his shooter.

Detectives tell us they do not believe this was a random act, but do not have any suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477).

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