INDIANAPOLIS — Metro police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager Monday evening. Just after 9 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police were called to the 9400 block of Stouffer Ct. on a report that a person had been shot.
Initially, investigators thought suicide was the cause of death. However, additional investigation led police to conclude that the shooting death was a homicide. The 17-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
On Tuesday, the victim was identified as Lionel Carnell Jr.
The search is underway for possible witnesses and a suspect or suspects. If you have information, you’re asked to contact Indianapolis Police, or Crime Stoppers at 317.262.TIPS.