15-year-old arrested in connection with Fishers shooting

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FISHERS, Ind. — A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with a shooting Monday in Fishers, according to the Fishers Police Department.

Shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, police were called to the area of 104th Street and Olio Road in response to a person shot.

Officers arrived to find a person who had been shot in the leg and rendered first aid until paramedics arrived. The victim was then taken to an area hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

Police say prior to being taken to the hospital, the victim provided detailed information on the suspect, and officers confirmed the shooting was not random.

Officers then established a perimeter and deployed K9 and drone units to help search for the suspect and related evidence, but after an extensive search, officers determined the suspect was no longer in the immediate area, according to FPD.

Detectives located the suspect — a 15-year-old Indianapolis boy — Tuesday evening and took him into custody without incident, police say. The suspect is currently being held at the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center.

The 15-year-old is facing the following charges:

  • Felony robbery
  • Felony strangulation
  • Felony pointing a firearm
  • Felony intimidation
  • Felony criminal confinement
  • Felony aggravated battery
  • Felony criminal confinement
  • Felony motor vehicle theft
  • Misdemeanor dangerous possession of unlawful transfer of firearm

This case remains an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case should contact Detective LaShawn Tyler at 317-595-3313.

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