Fishers police arrest 15-year-old in connection with a shooting

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Fishers Police Dept. officers have arrested a juvenile male in connection with a shooting that occurred Jan. 18 near 104th Street and Olio Road.

Shortly before 4 p.m. Jan. 18, Fishers police responded to a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located the victim and rendered first aid until paramedics arrived. The victim suffered a non-life-threatening leg injury and was transported to an area hospital.

Prior to being transported, the victim provided information regarding the suspect and officers confirmed the shooting was not random. Officers established a perimeter and deployed K9 and drone units to assist in the search for the suspect and evidence related to the incident. After an extensive search officers determined the suspect was no longer in the immediate area.

On the evening of Jan. 19, detectives located the suspect and took him into custody without incident. The suspect is currently being held at the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center. The suspect, who was unnamed due to his age, is a resident of Indianapolis. He has been charged with robbery, strangulation, pointing a firearm, intimidation, criminal confinement, aggravated battery, motor vehicle theft and dangerous possession of unlawful transfer of a firearm.

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


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