INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after one person was killed in a shooting Thursday afternoon.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said officers responded to the 3100 block of North Guilford Avenue just before 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon on a report of a person down in the roadway. When they arrived, they didn’t find anyone, but saw a vehicle driving erratically away from the scene.
Police say they tried to stop the vehicle, which led them on a short chase to 30th and College. When the vehicle got to the intersection, two people got out and surrendered.
One of the victims was transported to the hospital in critical condition where their condition has since stabilized. The other person did not have any injuries.
When police went to the vehicle, they found the driver inside suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. She was transported to the hospital in critical condition where she was pronounced dead. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified her as 17-year-old Ranyia Grundy.
Homicide detectives arrived to try to figure out what happened leading up to the shooting. They are also asking anyone with information to come forward.
“This is where we lean on our community, said IMPD Sgt. Genae Cook. “I know we lean on you guys a lot, but we need to work together as a team and the information that you give to us and to our investigators is imperative.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.