Teen boy dead after getting shot at his family’s apartment on Indy’s north side


Scene of north side shooting on Woodglen Dr.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A shooter who killed a teen boy inside a north side apartment Thursday night is still on the loose.

Police responded to the shooting around 10:40 p.m. at the Dogwood Glen Apartments near 79th and Township Line Road.

A mother returned home, and she found her teenage son unconscious on their couch with a gunshot wound. he was pronounced dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner’s Office identified him as 17-year-old Elijah Gordon.

Officers found shell casings outside.

Police haven’t said if the gunman shot at the victim from outside or if the actual shooting happened outside of the apartment.

Police also haven’t released any details or descriptions about the shooter on the loose.

If you have any info, please call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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