INDIANAPOLIS — For the third time in one day, a child has been shot in Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called at 10 p.m. to the 4100 block of S. Post Road, near the intersection of Northeastern Avenue, for a person shot.
Upon arrival, IMPD said officers found a child with a gunshot wound. The 11-year-old girl was awake and breathing when officers arrived. She was taken to the hospital where she was listed in critical condition.
Her original age was listed as 10, but police have since confirmed she is 11-years-old. As of Saturday morning, the child was in critical condition.
IMPD said that preliminary information shows that the child was shot by accident.
IMPD aggravated assault and Night Watch detectives are responding to the scene.
No other information was immediately provided.