14-year-old boy killed in Canal Walk shooting on violent night in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – A 14-year-old boy who died after a shooting on the Canal Walk in downtown Indianapolis was one of at least four people who were killed overnight in the city.

According to information from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers were called to the 300 block of Walnut Street around 2 a.m. for a shooting report.

When they arrived, the police found the teenage victim, along with a gathering of people near the canal. The boy was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition where he later died.

The Marion County coroner has identified the teenager as Curtis White. No additional information on that shooting has been released at this time.

About two hours later, police responded to a house in the 2500 block of East Brookside Avenue where a boy was shot. The boy was transported to hospital in serious condition.

Before midnight, two people were shot in a house in the 1700 block of North Somerset Avenue, near West 16th Street and Tibbs Avenue. One of the victims is in serious condition, while the other is stable.

Police believe the incident was a shooting.

Since Friday afternoon, at least 16 people have been shot in Indianapolis.


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